PROVINCETOWN, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) – A passenger plane with seven people on board crashed while landing in Provincetown Thursday afternoon.
Cape Air Flight 2072 was travelling from Logan Airport in Boston to Provincetown Municipal Airport. While trying to land, the twin-engine Cessna 402 aircraft went off the runway and crashed into the woods.
Provincetown Town Manager Alex Morse confirmed the six passengers and one pilot on the flight were taken to Cape Cod Hospital and survived.
The Provincetown Fire Department said some of the passengers sustained burn injuries.
Cape Air said the crash happened at about 3:30 in the afternoon. The airline said their officials are working with the National Transportation Safety Board and local authorities to investigate the cause of the crash.