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1 injured when small plane flips over during landing at Dutchess County airport

Posted at 3:43 PM, Apr 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-02 20:02:00-04

LAGRANGEVILLE, N.Y. — An FAA spokesperson says a small plane carrying four people flipped over while landing at a Dutchess County airport Sunday afternoon.

The Cessna 172 was landing on Runway 17 at Sky Acres Airport in LaGrangeville around 1:35 p.m.

Police say the plane attempted to land when it ran off the east shoulder and overturned in a small pond.

The aircraft was carrying a pilot and three passengers.

They were able to get out of the plane after it flipped over.

One person was taken to Mid Hudson Regional Hospital and treated for minor injuries.