Burlington plane crashes on Long Island

Published: Nov. 7, 2022 at 12:27 AM EST
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WEST BABYLON, N.Y. (WCAX) - A twin-engine plane traveling from Vermont to Long Island crashed Saturday in a West Babylon cemetery.

The Beech B60 took off from the Burlington International Airport just after 12 noon on Saturday and was attempting a landing at Republic Airport in New York when the pilot reported engine trouble. The plane plunged into a nearby cemetery.

The pilot and the female passenger, who were not immediately identified, suffered minor injuries and were taken to a local hospital.

The FAA and NTSB are investigating.