Plane crashes into Middleborough bog, pilot walks away unhurt

Middleborough Plane Crash
An aircraft is seen in a wooded area in the area of Thomas Street, Saturday, June 11, 2022. (Middleborough Fire Department)

MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. (WLNE) — An ultralight aircraft crashed into a wooded area near a Middleborough bog Saturday afternoon.

The crash happened just after 3 p.m. in the area of 200 Thomas Street.

Police said officers and firefighters found that the pilot, a 66-year-old Plymouth man, had already exited the aircraft and was unhurt.

The Federal Aviation Authority was notified of the incident.

A preliminary investigation indicated that the engine may have failed, causing the pilot to crash into the wooded area.

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