Pilot Survives Plane Crash at Calabro Airport in Shirley
By CHRIS SABELLA, Senior Correspondent | May 03, 2020 | NEW YORK
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Photo by SABELLA/ON SCENE PHOTOGRAPHY 2020 PILOT SURVIVES CRASH
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Photo by SABELLA/ON SCENE PHOTOGRAPHY 2020 PLANE FLIPS AFTER CRASH
Shirley, NY - The Mastic FD responded for a reported plane crash at Calabro Airport in Shirley on the afternoon of May 3rd. A resident said he heard the plane's engines cutting in and out when the pilot landed hard and flipped just off the runway. The pilot was believed to be uninjured. The plane was leaking fluids, which Mastic FD handled. The FAA was notified and requested to respond.
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