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Man hurt in ultralight accident at Saratoga County Airport

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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 ...

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