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Small Plane Crash at Brookhaven Calabro

Small Plane Crash at Brookhaven Calabro

Shirley - (WALK) Two men managed to walk away uninjured after their aircraft tumbled and crashed at Brookhaven Calabro Airport Sunday morning.

The single-engine Cessna 210 (similar to photo) had an apparent mechanical failure shortly after taking off from the airfield in Shirley, at about 11:30 a.m. The plane tumbled from an elevation of roughly 25 feet and crashed-landed upside down about 10 feet from the runway, according to a town public safety official.

Authorities at Calabro notified the Federal Aviation Administration.  An investigation continues.

Photo: WikimediaCommons, Alan D R Brown

 

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