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Plane flips over while landing at Hanson airport

A Cessna 182 Skylane flipped onto its roof after going off of the runway while attempting to land at Cranland Airport Monday
A Cessna 182 Skylane flipped onto its roof after going off of the runway while attempting to land at Cranland Airport MondayHanson Police Department

A plane flipped over onto its roof when it veered off the runway and hit a dirt road Monday at Cranland Airport, the same airport where a small plane crashed Friday killing one man and injuring another, Hanson police said.

The pilot in Monday’s mishap, a 20-year-old man, suffered minor injuries and was taken to South Shore Hospital by a Hanson Fire Department ambulance for treatment, police said in a statement.

He was alone in the Cessna 182 Skylane plane when he apparently overshot the runway around 1 p.m. while landing, ran into a dirt road, and flipped over, according to an initial investigation.

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The cause of the crash is under investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board, police said.

The incident comes only three days after a small plane carrying two brothers crashed in the same airport. They were on a mission to spread their late father’s ashes over their family home. One man died and the other is paralyzed from the waist down.


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