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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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