DUTTON, Ont. — Police say a 67-year-old man is in hospital after his homebuilt aircraft crashed in southwestern Ontario on Thursday night.
Emergency services were called after reports of the crash in a new subdivision in Dutton, Ont.
Police found that the Rutan Long-EZ single-engine aircraft had gone down short of a grass landing strip.
The plane collided with the foundation of a home that was being built.
The pilot was the lone occupant and he was airlifted by Ornge to hospital with serious life-altering injuries after being pulled from the plane.
Police say the Transportation Safety Board of Canada has been contacted and will be investigating.