Pilot Practicing Takeoffs & Landings Crashes At North Andover Airport

NORTH ANDOVER (AP) — Authorities say a small plane whose pilot was practicing landings and takeoffs crashed on a runway in northeastern Massachusetts, leaving the pilot with minor injuries.

State police say plane landed upside down after the crash Thursday night at Lawrence Airport in North Andover.

The pilot has been identified as 49-year-old Rebecca Harvey of Acton. Troopers say she “experienced difficulty” during the drills but didn’t give more details. They’re still investigating.

Harvey was able to walk away from the crash to the control tower to get help.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Boston

Download Our App
Download Weather App

Listen Live