Plane Crashes At Sikorsky Airport– Written by John Kovach Stratford Star
A plane clipped a fence and crashed at Sikorsky Memorial Airport around 10 p.m. Saturday night. Elaine Ficarra, director of communications for Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, said two people were on the aircraft. Ficarra said from the scene two people were extricated from the aircraft and taken to the hospital, suffering “minor to moderate injuries.” The injured have not yet been identified. The plane reportedly caught fire after crashing, and is surrounded by fire-retardant foam on the runway. The right wing was torn off the aircraft. Debris and fuel spilled onto Main Street in Stratford, Ficarra said.Stratford police closed roads around the airport, such as Main Street and Stratford Road.
More details will be posted as they become available.