Pilot In Plane Crash Near Hanson Airport Has Died

HANSON, MA (WBZ-AM) -- The pilot who crashed a small plane in Hanson yesterday afternoon has died. Scott Landis, succumbed to his injuries this morning at Massachusetts General Hospital. Patrick Landis, his brother, is still being treated at Tufts Medical Center. He says the plane had engine failure on takeoff.

Rescue teams from Duxbury and Plymouth County responded to the crash yesterday afternoon in the water near 775 Monponsett Street,  and found the two brothers trapped inside. 

The FAA is investigating the accident.

Image from WBZ-TV'S SkyEye helicopter shows a yellow single engine airplane with the front part of fuselage destroyed. According to WBZ-TV's Liam Martin, it appears that the plane may have crash landed on the shore of a pond in Hanson.

Two people on board the aircraft were taken from the crash and  transported by MedFlight to Mass General Hospital and Tufts Medical Center in Boston. Their conditions were unknown.

Hanson Plane Crash

SkyEye over a plane crash at an airport in Hanson, Massachusetts.

Posted by WBZ | CBS Boston on Friday, August 24, 2018

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