GILFORD — A seaplane crashed in the parking lot of the Gateway Spa on Thursday evening after striking the building on the way down, Gilford Fire Chief Stephen Carrier said.

Reports from the scene are of a single male occupant approximately 70 years old, who was transported to Concord Hospital—Concord. 

The department was called to 28 Weirs Road around 4 p.m. to the scene of a plane crash. 

When they arrived, the aircraft was on its back, according to Carrier. 

“The occupant was still in the plane, strapped into his seatbelt. He had some injuries, they don’t appear to be life-threatening at this time,” Carrier said.