By CBSNewYork Team

LAGRANGE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A 17-year-old pilot survived a plane crash Sunday in Dutchess County.

The single-engine plane went down around 3:20 p.m. in the woods near an airport.

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Investigators said the teenage girl flying the aircraft was the only person on board, and she was not hurt.

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Firefighters said she was lucky she didn’t hit high transmission power lines near the crash site.

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CBSNewYork Team