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.
Troopers responding to assist with traffic and scene security at reported plane crash, area of 775 Monponsett St, Hanson. Unknown injuries/fatalities at this point. This is developing. We have no further info right now. We will tweet more when we have it.— Mass State Police (@MassStatePolice) August 24, 2018
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.
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