By CBSNewYork Team

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.

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Officers on the scene found the small private plane flipped over. The pilot had suffered minor injuries.

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According to police, the plane flipped while the pilot was attempting to land on a private airstrip.

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The FAA and NTSB have been notified.

CBSNewYork Team