QUEENSBURY -- A single-engine plane crashed Monday night at Warren County Airport, flipping over several times as it landed, officials said.
The pilot, John P. Mulcahy, 53, of Loudonville, suffered a cut to one of his hands after the single-engine plane flipped over, Warren County Undersheriff Bob Swan said. No other passengers were on the plane, a 2008 Cessna 206.
Swan said investigators believe the plane blew a tire as it landed, causing the pilot to lose control.
"The pilot's okay. He was up walking around when I got there," said South Queensbury Assistant Fire Chief Eric Lettus. "It looked like the plane flipped over several times."
The crash happened on the main runway around 7:20 p.m. South Queensbury firefighters responded and a number of other area departments were called out as mutual aid, Warren County Fire Coordinator Brian LaFlure said. Fuel also spilled from the plane.
Lettus said the fuel spill was a "large" one because the plane's tank was nearly full. The state Department of Environmental Conservation was responding to the scene as of 9:15 p.m.
Emergency responders remained on the scene as of 9 p.m. Airport management could not be reached Monday night. No further details were available late Monday.
The Sheriff's Office is investigating the crash. The Federal Aviation Administration planned to send investigators to the airport on Tuesday, Swan said.