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Pilot hurt in crash at Westminster airport

Friday - 6/15/2012, 12:32pm  ET

WESTMINSTER, Md. - Maryland State Police in Westminster say a pilot is in critical condition after a small plane crash at the Carroll County Regional Airport.

Police say the 64-year-old man from Rockville was the sole occupant of the single-engine aircraft that crashed Friday morning.

County spokeswoman Robert Windham says the airport is shut down while police investigate

Trooper First Class Rick Luzier says the crash was reported shortly after 10 a.m. at the north end of the runway.

He says it's not clear whether the plane was taking off or landing.

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Information from: Carroll County Times of Westminster, Md., http://www.carrollcounty.com/


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