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Small Plane Crashes At Mansfield Airport

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Firefighters doused the plane with foam after the crash.

Firefighters doused the plane with foam after the crash.

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MANSFIELD (CBS) – A small plane crashed at Mansfield Airport Friday.

The Federal Aviation Administration said the plane veered off the left side of the runway and flipped over on takeoff around noon-time.

FAA spokesman Jim Peters said the pilot was the only person on board and was not hurt.

The light sports aircraft, a Jabiru Calypso, is a home built plane.

It is registered to Paul LaFratta of North Attleboro.

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