The Daily Gazette
The Locally Owned Voice Of The Capital Region

Man hurt in ultralight accident at Saratoga County Airport

Text Size: A | A

A Malta man was taken to Albany Medical Center for treatment after an ultralight airplane he was testing careened out of control into two parked planes inside a hangar at the Saratoga County Airport on Thursday morning.

Kevin D. Purstell, 56, of Lake Ridge Road, was conducting a required Federal Aviation Administration inspection of the ultralight when the accident occurred, the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office said.

Purstell is a mechanic for North American Flight ...

You Must or Subscribe to Continue
subscribe to the Daily Gazette
Individual stories can be found and purchased from our Archives for $2.00


There are currently no posts. Be the first to comment on this story.