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Plane Crash Reported At Olean Airport

OLEAN — An airplane crash was reported this evening at the Olean Airport.

Firefighters from the town of Ischua in Cattaraugus County were notified of the crash around 7:15 p.m. According to county dispatch audio, the pilot was being checked on by EMS personnel.

The plane involved was a fixed-wing, single-engine aircraft.

The crash took place about 100 yards from the end of the runway at the airport. No fire was reported at the crash site.

Utility task vehicles from neighboring fire departments were summoned.

Efforts were being made to close the airport. The Federal Aviation Administration was also being notified.

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