FAA Looking Into Plane Crash In Cortland County

Cortland, N.Y. - The Cortland County Sheriff's and the FAA still investigating a plane crash Tuesday.

According to investigators, it was a single engine plane and only the pilot was on-board at the time of the crash. Authouties say the pilot was practicing take offs and landings when he lost control, struck a snowbank and flipped the plane. He had to be cut out of the aircraft which is a total loss. The pilot suffered minor injuries.

The plane is a 1966 Cherokee. It appears to be a total loss.

The airport runway was closed for about 3 1/2 hours until the plane could be removed.

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