Update: One person killed, one seriously injured in plane crash at Falmouth Airpark

David Curran/Satellite News Service/CWN (used with permission)

FALMOUTH – Emergency officials responded to a report of a plane crash at the Falmouth Airpark Friday afternoon. Initial reports say a single engine plane went into the trees near the airpark shortly after 3 PM. Firefighters had to extricate the two occupants of the plane from the wreckage. Falmouth Police say both victims suffered potentially life-threatening injuries. One was flown by MedFlight to an off-Cape trauma center. The other was rushed to Falmouth Hospital where a Lifestar helicopter was to land. Firefighters were also working to mitigate fuel leaking from the aircraft. The FAA and NTSB will investigate the cause of the crash.

Courtesy of Flightaware/CWN

Flightaware showed the Mooney M20J took off from Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport at 2:22 PM bound for the Falmouth Airpark, a privately owned airfield where houses of plane owners abut the property. The plane is registered to an East Falmouth woman. CWN is not identifying her until information is officially released.

On Sunday, officials reported the pilot had passed away. He was identified as 83-year-old Carl Willis. His wife was a passenger in the plane and suffered serious injuries.

Photos below by Falmouth Fire-Rescue/CWN:

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