FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Allentown FSDO-05
AIRCRAFT CRASHED INTO A WOODED AREA, NEAR ALBRIGHTSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA.
Aircraft Make: ZENITH
Aircraft Model: STOL CH701
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: Unknown
Flight Phase: UNKNOWN (UNK)
PENN FOREST TOWNSHIP — Two people were taken to the hospital after a small plane crashed in Carbon County.
State police said the plane went down behind a home along Pawnee Trail in Penn Forest Township near Albrightsville around 3:15 p.m. Saturday.
The pilot and a passenger were taken to the hospital. There is no word on the extent of their injuries.
Troopers said the plane was headed to Saylorsburg when the pilot said there were engine troubles.
NTSB and FAA investigators will investigate what led to the crash.