Pilot killed in small plane crash in Limington, Maine

August 31, 2013, 7:47 am
SHARE THIS POST
Print Article


LIMINGTON, Maine (AP) - Authorities say a Maine man is dead after the small plane he was piloting crashed just after takeoff.
 
York County Sheriff William King says 58-year-old Anthony Longley, of Naples, died in the crash Friday at Limington Airport.
 
King says witnesses reported Longley had just taken off when his 1957 Cessna 172 when it sputtered and crashed around 1:30 p.m.
 
Officials say Longley was alone in the four-seat aircraft. He reportedly had a student license that allowed him to fly alone.
 
The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Tags: crash, FAA, pilot, Limington Airport
RELATED STORIES
COMMENTS
Jeremiah Oliver of Fitchburg, Mass. has been missing since September
Sean Collier was killed 1 year ago when he was sitting in his cruiser, allegedly by the Boston Marathon bombing suspects
Handling of last year's bombing was critical for first responders, when all victims transported survived