Small plane crashes in field near Bennington Airport

Published: Aug. 29, 2022 at 11:47 PM EDT
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BENNINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - A small plane crashed near the Bennington Airport on Monday, sending the pilot to the hospital.

The pilot suffered a head injury that was not life-threatening but was significant, according to the Bennington police chief.

The Bennington Banner reports the four-seat Piper Cherokee Arrow crashed in a farm field on Airport Road North, near the William H. Morse State Airport, where it was trying to land.

The police chief says calls came in around 5:15 p.m.

A witness says the pilot appeared to be the only person in the plane. He was airlifted to the hospital.