Plane Crashes in Parking Lot Near Plainville, Connecticut

A small plane crashed in a parking lot in Plainville, Connecticut at around 11:30 am local time on Monday, September 11.

Local newspaper The Hartford Courant reported the single-engine Cessna was coming into land at Robertson Field Airport when it veered and crashed into a tree in a nearby parking lot. The 80-year-old pilot Manfred Forst, who was the only one on board, sustained minor injuries.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the cause of the crash. Credit: Plainville Police Department via Storyful