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Man, 90, Crashes Plane At Orange County Airport

A 90-year-old man crashed his plane at Orange County Airport on Wednesday.
A 90-year-old man crashed his plane at Orange County Airport on Wednesday. Photo Credit: Daniel Case

A 90-year-old pilot from New City suffered head injuries after crashing his two-seater plane at the Orange County Airport in Montgomery on Wednesday, according to multiple reports.

The man, who was aboard a homemade aircraft, lost control after takeoff, according to News 12 .

The aircraft flipped after hitting runway lighting just after 1 p.m. The FAA has already ruled the crash an accident, but it will still be investigated by the National Transportation Safety Board to find a probable cause, lohud.com reported.

The unidentified pilot was taken to Orange Regional Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, lohud.com said.

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