NJ Pilot Uninjured in Small Plane Crash
Authorities in upstate New York are investigating the crash of a small, single engine airplane.
The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office says the pilot, 70-year-old Mark T. Daniels of Newton, N.J., was not injured in the accident which happened at about 5:30 p.m. at the Klein Kill Airport in Ghent. A passenger, 73-year-old Richard Aaron of Sussex, N.J., was treated for shoulder pain.
Authorities say the Lightning LS-1 kit plane crashed while attempting to take off from the airport.
Officials with the National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration will investigate the cause of the crash.
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