Small plane with 4 people on board crashes near airport in Poughkeepsie: FAA

Posted: 4:23 PM, Jul 19, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-20 07:48:34-04

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — The FAA is investigating after a small plane crashed less than a mile from the Hudson Valley Regional Airport in Poughkeepsie Friday afternoon.

The Piper PA46 was on final approach to Runway 24 at the airport when it crashed around 2:30 p.m.

According to the Poughkeepsie Journal, the plane took off from Ohio and was heading to Rhode Island, but attempted to make the landing at the Hudson Valley Regional Airport after realizing they were low on fuel.

All four people were on board, the pilot and three passengers, survived the crash and were taken to area hospitals.

The Poughkeepsie Journal reported the pilot was found in critical condition.

The FAA is investigating.