Aircraft collided with power lines in Maryland

A plane crashed into a power line tower in Maryland, but two people on board were saved

Two passengers on the plane were hanging for about 100 feet in the air for hours

 thousands of people in the surrounding areas lost electricity till evening

Both men were rescued about seven hours later, First Williams, then Merkle

The fire chief said both had "serious injuries" and were taken to local hospitals

The accident caused a "widespread power outage" and it affected about 85,000 customers

officials declered public schools and offices would be closed Monday cause of the power outage

The crash will be investigated by the FAA and the NTS Board, and lead by NTSB