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Small Plane Crashes at Princeton Airport, Minor Injury Reported

Photos courtesy of Gary Johnson.
An ultralight plane hit a tree at the Princeton Airport tonight. Photo courtesy of Gary Johnson.

 

The pilot of an ultralight plane suffered minor injuries just before 6 p.m. tonight when he lost control of his plane just after taking off from Princeton Airport.

He landed in a grassy field about 100 yards from the runway and struck a tree, causing the plane to flip over.

The pilot hurt his ankle. First aid workers examined him at the scene and he and declined further medical attention.

Photo courtesy of Gary Johnson.
The plane had a solo pilot. Photo courtesy of Gary Johnson.
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The pilot hurt his ankle. Photo courtesy of Gary Johnson.
Photo courtesy of Gary Johnson.
Emergency workers rushed to the airport after the small plane crashed. Photo courtesy of Gary Johnson.

Krystal Knapp

Krystal Knapp is the founding editor of Planet Princeton. She can be reached via email at editor AT planetprinceton.com. Send all letters to the editor and press releases to that email address.

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