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Small Plane Hits Runway Light During Training Flight At Hudson Valley Regional Airport

A small plane hit a runway light during a training flight at Hudson Valley Regional Airport.
A small plane hit a runway light during a training flight at Hudson Valley Regional Airport. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A small plane struck a runway light at Hudson Valley Regional Airport during a training flight. 

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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