Plane Crash in Connecticut River at Haverhill Injures 2

Jul 30, 2018

N.H. State Police and the FAA said the crash scene was on the Connecticut River in Haverhill.

A small plane crashed into the Connecticut River in Haverhill, N.H., on Sunday, injuring two, the New Hampshire State Police reports.

The plane, described as an amphibious experimental aircraft, was attempting to land on the river when it crashed at about 12:36 p.m.

Police said the pilot and passenger were injured: One was flown to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and in stable condition Sunday night, while the other was taken by ambulance to Cottage Hospital in Woodsville.

Besides first responders, a pilot in a similar aircraft and a tour helicopter from the Haverhill Fair helped at the accident scene.

The FAA is investigating the crash.