According to the Erie County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a small aircraft crash at the Akron Airport in Newstead at 3 p.m. Monday.

Author: Saundra Adams

AKRON, N.Y. — A small plane crashed in Erie County Monday afternoon. 

According to the Erie County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a small aircraft crash at the Akron Airport in Newstead at 3 p.m.

The pilot was the only one on the aircraft and suffered serious injuries. He was taken to Erie County Medical Center by a Mercy Flight helicopter.

The Village of Akron Police Department and the Newstead Volunteer Fire Company are assisting with the incident. The Federal Aviation Administration is handling the investigation.

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