NEWSTEAD, N.Y. (WIVB) — One person was injured in a small plane crash at Akron Airport around 3 p.m. Monday afternoon, authorities told News 4.

The male pilot was transported to ECMC via Mercy Flight with serious injuries in his lower extremities. Authorities said it was a single engine, single occupancy plane and the pilot was the only person on board.

The FAA will investigate the crash. The Village of Akron Police Department and Newstead Volunteer Fire Company are also assisting.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.

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