Rescue crews: Plane overshoots runway at Gabreski Airport; no injuries
A small plane overshot the runway at Gabreski Airport and ended up in some shrubs near County Road 104 and Lewis Road, according to the Suffolk County Department of Fire, Rescue and Emergency Services.
Authorities say there were no injuries involved with the incident. Photos sent to News 12 shows the plane in a large bush near a fence.
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According to Southampton police:
"The pilot took off from Easthampton Airport and was travelling west. The pilot experienced engine failure and was attempting to make an emergency landing at Gabreski Airport, but was unable to make the runway crashing in to some shrubs. The pilot, a male, 75 from NYC was unharmed."
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