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FAA: Small planes collide midair near Chandler

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Both planes landed safely. This one landed at the Volkswagen proving grounds. Both planes landed safely. This one landed at the Volkswagen proving grounds.
CHANDLER, AZ (CBS5) -

Two small planes clipped each other in mid-air in the Southeast Valley, but the pilots managed to safely land both aircrafts, the FAA said.

No one was injured. 

The pilot of a Piper PA28 reported colliding with another aircraft that he identified as a Piper Cherokee, FAA spokesman Ian Gregor said.

The collision occurred around 2 p.m. about 12 miles southwest of the Chandler Municipal Airport.

The PA28 landed safely at Gila River Memorial Airport, Gregor said. The other aircraft landed OK at a vehicle test track.

Both planes sustained significant damage, Gregor said.

The FAA and NTSB are continuing to investigate the collision.

No further information was available.

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