This afternoon, at approximately 1:00 PM, Southampton Town Police Communications Division received an emergency call for a downed plane in the area of County Road 104, East Quogue.
The pilot took off from Easthampton Airport and was travelling west when he experienced engine failure and was attempting to make an emergency landing at Gabreski Airport, but was unable to make the runway crashing in to some shrubs.
The pilot, a male, 75 from NYC was unharmed. Southampton Town Patrol Units and Detectives initially responded to the scene, along with New York State Police.
New York State Police are handling the investigation in to the crash along with the FAA.