HANSON, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say two people were seriously injured when a plane crashed near a small airport south of Boston.
UPDATE: @MassStatePolice says one person from plane crash in #Hanson flown by medical helicopter to Tufts, 2nd person was taken by helicopter to Mass General. More on #WBZ News pic.twitter.com/SWx7FKPwkO
— WBZ | CBS Boston News (@wbz) August 24, 2018
NBC Boston reports the small plane crashed near Cranland Airport in Hanson on Thursday afternoon and left two people trapped in the wreckage.
Rescue crews removed them from the plane and transported them by helicopter to nearby hospitals. Both were in serious condition.
An aerial photo of the scene shows a small yellow plane with its front severely damaged in a body of water.
Authorities say there were only two people on board.
The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are both investigating the crash.