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Plane crashes in Fallston, critically injuring pilot, officials say

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A single-engine aircraft crashed Thursday afternoon at the Fallston Airport, injuring the pilot, according to Harford County volunteer firefighting agencies.

Crews arrived at the airport on Reckord Road at about 3:15 p.m. and found the crashed aircraft, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.


The pilot was injured, and flown to a trauma center by a Maryland State Police helicopter in critical condition, according to the Harford County Volunteer Fire & EMS Association. He was the only person on board, and nobody else was injured.

The plane crashed near the departure end of a runway, according to the FAA. The agency and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash.