A summer camp owner in Maine says a small plane crash crashed as it dropped candy from above on campers.
Hidden Valley camp owner Peter Kassen tells the Bangor Daily News that the so-called "candy drop" is a 40-year-old tradition.
A fixed-wing, single-engine Cessna crashed into trees at the camp July 3 after an aerodynamic stall and left three people aboard injured.
Kassen says the pilot and two passengers were taken to a Belfast hospital, which released them later that evening. The rural town of Montville is located about 50 miles (80 kilometers) southwest of Bangor.
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Federal authorities are investigating the crash.
Kassen said no aircraft will be involved in future candy drops.