Small plane crashes at Brookhaven Calabro Airport

A small plane crashed at Brookhaven Calabro Airport at about 4 p.m. today. Officials say the canopy of a light sport plane opened soon after

SHIRLEY - A small plane crashed at Brookhaven Calabro Airport at about 4 p.m. today. Officials say the canopy of a light sport plane opened soon after taking off. As the pilot attempted to land, he lost control of the aircraft, resulting in a hard landing 350 feet short of the runway. The pilot walked away from the scene unharmed, but was taken to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital in Patchogue for observation.

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