Small plane crashes in Knox county, pilot flown to hospital

VINALHAVEN, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — An airplane carrying mail to Vinalhaven crashed on the island Monday. 

The small mailplane belonging to Penobscot Island Air crashed at the end of the runway into some trees.

The pilot, Ted Weslake was the only person on the plane and according Knox County Sheriff Donna Dennison he was alert and conscious but did have some injuries.

Dennison says Weslake was up and walking but could not remember what happened and was flown to Penobscot Bay Medical Center in Rockport. 

Dennison says FAA has been notified. 

 

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