- Associated Press - Monday, June 26, 2017

VINALHAVEN, Maine (AP) - Police say a small mail plane crashed on an island off the Maine coast, sending the pilot to a hospital.

The plane crashed in Vinalhaven, on an island in midcoast Maine, on Monday morning. Officials say the plane belongs to Penobscot Island Air and it crashed at the end of a runway.

WMTW-TV (https://bit.ly/2rT6H9N ) reports pilot Ted Weslake suffered injuries but was alert and conscious. He was taken to a hospital.

The Federation Aviation Administration is investigating the crash.

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