New Hampshire

Plane Carrying 2 Crashes in River Near New Hampshire, Vermont

A small plane has crashed in the Connecticut River between New Hampshire and Vermont, injuring two people.

New Hampshire State Police responded to the aircraft crash at approximately 12:36 p.m. Sunday. The small amphibious experimental aircraft was attempting to land in the river between Haverhill, New Hampshire, and Newbury, Vermont, when it crashed, police say.

The pilot and a passenger on board the aircraft were taken to hospitals, one by helicopter, according to state police. One person is in stable condition with serious injuries at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. The condition of the other person, who's in a hospital in Woodsville, wasn't immediately available.

The cause of the crash is being investigated.

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