FISHERS ISLAND, NY – On Friday evening, the State Police were summoned to a plane crash at Fishers Island Airport, responding to a distress call at around 6:00 pm.

The Piper PA32 single engine aircraft was en route from Martha’s Vineyard to Montauk, NY, when it began experiencing engine difficulties.

The pilot, demonstrating quick thinking and skill, attempted an emergency landing at Fishers Island Airport. However, the plane crashed just shy of the runway.

Despite the dangerous situation, no injuries were reported among the three individuals on board, including the pilot and two passengers.

The exact cause of the engine troubles remains unclear, and the incident is still under investigation.