(Bigelow Mountain, Maine) - Maine State Police say the man and woman from Colchester, Vermont escaped injury in the Thursday morning crash.

Maine Forest Service photo
Maine Forest Service photo

Frank Gibney was piloting the small float plane with Diane Muhr as a passenger.

They were flying alongside another plane piloted by a friend, headed to the Greenville Seaplane Fly-in. Gibney lost visibility due to weather, and his plane hit trees on Bigelow Mountain around 10:30 Thursday morning.

Gibney and Muhr were able to hike up the mountain and walked out of the woods along the Appalachian Trail.

The F.A.A. is investigating the crash.


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