Three Injured in Florida Plane Crash
FLORIDA, Mass. — Three people were injured when a small plane crashed in a wooded area off Church Street on Friday evening.
According to state police, the plane was located at about 6:50 p.m. by state police patrols, the Florida Fire Department and Northern Berkshire EMS. Two adults and a teenager were taken to Berkshire Medical Center with minor injuries; a dog in the plane was unharmed.
Authorities say the pilot was trying to make an emergency landing at Harriman & West Airport in North Adams when airport personnel lost contact with shortly before the crash.
The crash is being investigated by the Federal Aviation Authority and the Massachusetts Aeronautics division.