RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A pilot was injured when a small plane crashed Saturday on Long Island.
Police responded to the area near 2995 Sound Avenue in Riverhead around 10:45 a.m.READ MORE: Fans Attempt To Storm Entrance Of Barclays Center In Protest Of Nets Not Allowing Kyrie Irving To Play Due To NYC Vaccine Mandate
Officers on the scene found the small private plane flipped over. The pilot had suffered minor injuries.READ MORE: Overnight Gun Violence: 3 Men Shot In Queens, Innocent Woman Shot In Brooklyn, NYPD Says
According to police, the plane flipped while the pilot was attempting to land on a private airstrip.MORE NEWS: Suffolk Police: Ganessa Gordon, 18, Reported Missing In Brentwood
The FAA and NTSB have been notified.