Small plane crashes in front yard of home in Independence Twp

Two people were rushed to the hospital after a small plane crashed Monday afternoon into the front yard of a home in Independence Township. 

The crash happened around 12:45 p.m. on Clarkston Road. 

We're told the pilot and the passenger were taken to the hospital, but don't appear at this time to have life-threatening injuries. The plane caught on fire after the crash. 

No one else on the ground was hurt. 

The Oakland County Sheriff's Office says the FAA has been contacted.