Adults, minor taken to hospital after small plane crashed in Berkshire County

Berkshire County

FLORIDA, Mass. (WWLP) – Three people were taken to the hospital after a small plane crashed in Florida, Massachusetts Friday night. 

According to State Police, the small plane carrying three people lost contact with the FAA just before 7 p.m.

Officials informed authorities that the plane was attempting to make an emergency landing at the North Adams Airport after losing power.

State Police told 22News Troop B patrols, Florida Fire Department and North Berkshire Ambulance located the small plane after it crashed in a wooded area off Church Street around 6:50 p.m.

On-board the plane were two adults and one minor. All three were taken to Berkshire Medical Center with minor injuries. One dog also aboard the plane was uninjured.

The FAA and the Massachusetts Aeronautics are now working to determine what caused the small plane to crash. 

22News will bring you the latest when more details develop.

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