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Plane flips after pilot aborts takeoff on Long Island

July 8, 2012 6:56:25 AM PDT
There were some frightening moments Saturday when an aircraft taking off from a landing strip on Long Island flipped over.

The bi-plane tumbled over after the pilot aborted his takeoff at the Bayport Aerodrome in Suffolk County around 2:30 p.m.

The pilot says there was turbulence, so he jammed on his brakes at the end of the runway.

He and a female passenger suffered minor injuries. The plane also suffered only minor damage.

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