Southampton Man Injured in Shelter Island Plane Crash

Single engine plane crashed at Klenawicus Field, according to The Shelter Island Reporter.

A Southampton man was piloting a plane that crashed Sunday afternoon at a Shelter Island airport, according to The Shelter Island Reporter

Police told The Reporter that the pilot, Marc Andre Chiffert, a 55-year-old who lives in Southampton and New York City, suffered minor injuries, along with his two adult passengers. 

The 1997 single engine Cessna Skyhawk 172R was trying to land on the grass field at Klenawicus Field when it went into brush and a pond at about 3 p.m., the article said. 

For a photo of the plane and to read the full report, click here.


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