Small plane makes emergency landing after engine failure

LANCASTER, N.Y. (WIVB) — Emergency crews and first responders were on the scene of a potentially dangerous emergency landing Wednesday afternoon.

Police released photos to their Facebook page showing a plane on its nose about 300 yards past the runway near the Lancaster Airport. Police say engine failure took the plane down just after it lifted off at 3:15 p.m.

Authorities say the pilot had minor injuries but did not need to go to the hospital.

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