Student pilot was flying plane before fatal crash

A man is dead and two people are injured after a plane from Danbury Municipal Airport crashed at Candlelight Farms Airport in New Milford Conn. on Friday

Police say a man who survived a small plane crash in New Milford, Connecticut was able to walk away from the scene to get help.

New Milford Police said the pilot was killed in the crash.

Danbury Hospital says that they have one person who was hurt in the crash in their care. The pilot, a female who has yet to be identified, was extricated from the plane and taken by Life Star helicopter to Hartford Hospital with life threatening injuries.

The third person on the plane was 44-year-old Peter Jellen, of NY, who was seriously injured but able to walk from the crash to a nearby home and call for help, police said. Two passengers were also injured in the crash, which is still under investigation by federal authorities.

National Transportation Safety Board officials said three people were on board the plane when it crashed.

NTSB investigating today's crash of a Cessna 172 in New Milford, CT.

News 12 CT asked if the victim was able to give investigators clues.

Arrow Aviation is the same company that owns the plane involved in the deadly plane crash in Danbury, July 30.

According to Litchfield County Dispatch, other first responders sent to the scene included Sherman Fire, Sherman Ambulance, Bridgewater Ambulance and Medic 4 paramedics.

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