Plane from Maine crashes into woods in Massachusetts

The plane skidded off the runway and ended up in the woods. (WBZ-TV)

NEWBURYPORT (WGME) -- A small plane from Maine skidded off the runway Wednesday afternoon and crashed into the woods at the Plum Island Airport in Newburyport, Massachusetts.

The fixed wing single-engine plane is registered with the FAA as being owned by the Bald Eagle Flying Club in Yarmouth, Maine.

A spokesman for the Newbury Fire Department told WBZ-TV the pilot “exited the cockpit safely and is not injured.”

No other information has been released.

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