Canandaigua plane crash under investigation: Pilot ejects himself, airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital

A pilot is in the hospital after a crash in a field in Canandaigua on Tuesday.

It happened around 2 p.m., according to the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office, who said the pilot was able to eject himself before the single-engine plane came to rest.

The crash happened off Yerkes Road, about a quarter mile west of Brickyard Road.


The pilot, who was not identified by authorities, was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The pilot is a Monroe County resident who frequently flies out of the Canandaigua Airport.

The Federal Aviation Administration will be investigating with the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office.


Check out this report from the field from Carissimo Media


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