Plane departs NY, crashes into power lines in Maryland

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (DC News Now) — Thousands across Montgomery County were left without power after a plane crashed into power lines in Gaithersburg on Sunday evening. First responders we…

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Plane departs NY, crashes into power lines in
Maryland

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (DC News Now) -- Thousands across Montgomery County were left without power after a plane crashed into power lines in Gaithersburg on Sunday evening. First responders were working to rescue a trapped pilot and passenger.

ImageImage courtesy of Pete Piringer @mcfrspio via Twitter

First responders said that the crash happened on Rothbury Drive and Goshen Road. They described the plane as "dangling hundred feet in the air." The plane crashed into the wires around 5:40 p.m.

Officials said that both people in the plane were uninjured but stuck in the suspended aircraft.

The plane, a single-engine Mooney M20J, departed from Westchester County Airport in White Plains, New York before it crashed into wires in Maryland, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

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