The incident took place around 8:22 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the airport in Wappingers Falls, said the Capt. John Watterson with the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office.
According to Watterson, a flight instructor and a student pilot were in the small aircraft when the plane struck a short runway light.
No one was injured and the plane was not damaged, Watterson said.
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