Ultralight crashes in Limington

Posted Sept. 18, 2011, at 10:21 a.m.

LIMINGTON, Maine — Officials say a pilot is recovering after crashing his ultralight aircraft into some trees in southern Maine.

Fire officials in Limington told WMTW-TV that the pilot, whose name has not been released, and an instructor were flying the ultralight Saturday morning when it lost power and crashed into a line of small trees on a camp road near the Limington airport.

Crews rescue the pilot and instructor, who was not injured.

The ultralight is a small light-weight motorized aircraft.