Hero witness pulls man from fiery plane crash at Chenango County airport
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:59:31 GMT —
he Chenango County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a single engine plane crash that occurred on Monday around 12:15 pm.
Deputies say it happened about a quarter mile southeast of Greene Airport.
The pilot, 70 year old Roger Quinn of Windsor, NY was pulled from the wreckage by a witness and airlifted to a Johnson City hospital. He is currently listed in critical condition with numerous internal injuries.
"The witness, at great risk to himself due to the spreading fire, acted quickly and was able to pull the pilot from the wreckage," says Sheriff Ernest Cutting Jr.