OWLS HEAD — A Cape Air plane that flew out of the Knox County Regional Airport Sept. 9 crashed this afternoon in Provincetown, Mass., sending the pilot and six passengers to the hospital.

Cape Air stated on its website that the incident occurred with air flight 2072 that was flying from Logan Airport in Boston to the Provincetown Municipal Airport.

“Upon landing at the Provincetown Airport, the plane exited the runway. Six passengers and one crew member were onboard. Emergency crews are onsite and we will provide more details as they become available,” Cape Air stated shortly after the crash that occurred at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 9.

The pilot was Piet Dijkstra of Appleton. He was taken to the burn unit at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. The injured were initially taken to the Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis, Mass. The conditions of the pilot and passengers have not been released.

Provincetown Town Manager Alex Morse stated on his Facebook page that he spoke to the town’s police chief.

“A Cape Air flight with six passengers was landing in Provincetown and the weather caused an issue with the landing, causing it to crash. Thankfully, there are no fatalities, and all six passengers and the pilot were transported to the hospital. More information will be provided as it becomes available,” the town manager stated.

The Cape Cod Times reported that the plane was in the woods off Race Point Road, and the neighboring Truro Fire Department brought a vehicle to provide water to douse a fire to assist Provincetown’s department.

There was heavy rain at the time of the crash.

The flight from Boston to Provincetown is about 30 minutes.

The airplane was a Cessna 402, which is described as a light twin, piston engine aircraft. The plane can reach a speed of 184 miles per hour, according to Cape Air.

According to a flight data site, the airplane departed from Owls Head at 7:11 a.m. and landed at Logan at 8:12 a.m. The plane left Logan at 3:04 p.m.

Cape Air issued a statement saying its officials are working with the National Transportation Safety Board and local authorities on today’s incident.