SHELBURNE, Vt. (WCAX) A small plane crashed in Shelburne Friday. It happened on Dorset Street right in someone’s yard.
Police say the pilot was the only one onboard the plane and he was not injured. He was able to get out of the plane on his own. He was identified as Ryan Carraway, 24, of Jacksonville, Florida.
The 911 call came in at about 2:40 p.m. from an area resident reporting that a small plane had gone down.
Police say Carraway was flying the Cessna 210M to the Burlington airport when it had an engine failure. Carraway was able to bring the plane down in a field to avoid injuring himself or anyone else.
The plane has extensive damage.
Police say Carraway was working for GV AIR INC out of Florida performing air surveying.
Multiple agencies responded to the scene, including Shelburne Police, Rescue, Vermont State Police and the VTANG Fire Department. The incident is still under investigation.