Asunction: Paraguayan police say a plane carrying former President Juan Carlos Wasmosy made a forced landing, but he was unhurt.
Police say a plane carrying the 76-year-old suffered mechanical trouble on a flight from the Paraguayan capital of Asuncion to his cattle ranch in the northern state of Amambay today.
Asuncion police say the Cessna made a forced landing on a street near the town of Cruce Bella Vista, some 280 miles (470 kilometers) north of the capital.
The plane hit a woman and her daughter, who are being treated at a local hospital.
The pilot and a member of the military who was aboard also escaped unharmed.
Wasmosy was in power from 1993 to 1998. He was Paraguay's first elected civilian president after a 35-year military dictatorship ended in 1989.