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Plane Crashes At Boy Scout Camp Near CT Airport

The area of the plane crash.
The area of the plane crash. Photo Credit: Google Maps

A small plane crashed at a Boy Scouts of America camp near a Connecticut airport.

The crash took place in Litchfield County in Plymouth around 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 5, at Camp Mattatuck.

According to a release from the Connecticut Rivers Boy Scout Council, the light aircraft crashed on the southern end of the camp, which is approximately a quarter of a mile away from any of the camp program or campers.

No campers or programs were affected by the crash and the program will continue as planned, the council said.

According to Federal Aviation Administration, a single-engine Cessna 185 crashed prior to reaching Waterbury Airport.

Only the pilot was on board, according to the FAA.

The registered owner of the plane is listed as Charles Hutter, of Carson City, Nevada, FAA records show. 

The crash is under investigation by the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board.

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