DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — Three people have been injured after a small plane crashed during takeoff from Danbury Airport.
The crash happened around 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton said in a tweet that those injured have been taken to Danbury Hospital for treatment.
The Hartford Courant reports that the plane crashed in a field on Miry Brook Road near the city’s dog park. It reported one victim has life-threatening injuries, another is in severe condition and a third passenger suffered minor injuries.
Boughton said the city is awaiting the Federal Aviation Administration and that the dog park will remain closed.
NECN reported that the plane involved was a Cessna 172S.