VINALHAVEN — We start in Vinalhaven, where the Deputy Sheriff for the Knox County Sheriff’s Office said a plane crashed while trying to take off the island on Friday evening.
Police say the plane was carrying three people – one who was a patient being transported off the island. Chad Abbot of the Knox County Sheriff’s Office said the crash happened as the pilot tried to take off.
“The pilot tried to abort during takeoff and just slid off the runway at the end of the road and came to rest in the bushes,” said Abbott.
Knox says no one sustained any major injuries. The accident remains under investigation.