A New England Airlines plane flying from Martha’s Vineyard to Montauk, N.Y. crashed prior to its destination Friday.

Shortly before 11 a.m. Sunday a single-engine plane went down in an area about a mile west of Martha’s Vineyard Airport. The pilot, who was the only one on board, was uninjured during the emergency landing.

The primary runway at the Martha’s Vineyard Airport was shut down Saturday afternoon after a plane crashed off the runway while attempting to land.


At least seven passengers are presumed dead after a vintage World War II-era B17 bomber that came to the Martha’s Vineyard Airport two weeks ago as part of a traveling exhibit crashed in Hartford, Conn., Wednesday.


A single engine aircraft had a rough landing at Katama Airpark Monday. The pilot of the Piper Cherokee PA-32-26 was unhurt, but the propeller and nose of the plane were damaged. The Edgartown fire department and state police responded to the grass airfield.

A six-passenger aircraft veered off the main runway at the Martha’s Vineyard Airport shortly before noon Saturday when the plane’s landing gear collapsed. The pilot, a passenger, and a dog, were unhurt, officials said.