Two airplanes have been in minor accidents at the Porterville Municipal Airport within the last two days, according to Porterville police.
On Friday, a small plane hit a runway sign as it made a landing around 11:30 a.m. The pilot said the plane began pulling and she was able to taxi it off the runway without being injured, police said. The plane had minor damage.
On Saturday, a plane crashed as it tried to land around 9:10 a.m. The pilot was not injured but the plane overturned as it veered off the runway and into a dirt field.
The pilot told police he was preparing for takeoff when the plane began pulling to the left. The plane was moderately damaged.
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Both the National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration were notified of the incidents, police said.