Ultralight aircraft crash seriously injures 1 person in Eastford

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Credit: Eastford Independent Fire Co. #1

EASTFORD — One person was serious injured after their ultralight aircraft crashed in Eastford Sunday afternoon.

State police  along with Eastford and Ashford Fire Department responded to the area of Buell Drive 12:05 p.m. They were directed by people at the air field, to a wooded area where the aircraft had crash.

Police say after evaluation, Lifestar was called and the pilot was transported to Hartford Hospital to treat serious injuries. The pilot was the only occupant in the aircraft.

State police are investigating the cause of the crash.