Victim airlifted from scene of small plane crash in Gasport


GASPORT, N.Y. (WIVB)- A 2 seat light-sport aircraft crashed shortly after take off at Royalton Airport in Gasport late Saturday morning.

Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour said the plane was located in a wooded area and will be secured until the Federal Aviation Administration arrives Monday.

The 79 year-old male pilot was the only person on the plane and suffered facial injuries. He was transported by Mercy Flight to ECMC around 12:30 p.m.

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