1 injured in plane crash in Richland, Mo.

Courtesy: Richland Golf Club

RICHLAND, Mo. -- Emergency crews are working a plane crash in the Richland, Mo. area.

The crash happened at the Richland Municipal Airport Tuesday afternoon. Investigators say the plane was departing the airport.

Firefighters with the Tri-County Fire Protection District report the plane had a pilot and a passenger. Emergency crews flew the pilot to the hospital. The passenger aboard the plane refused treatment.

Investigators say they are awaiting further guidance from the FAA.

Witnesses at the nearby golf course snapped the picture above.