The pilot seriously injured in a plane crash in Laconia on Thursday is listed in critical condition. A pilot was injured Thursday when his small plane crashed in Laconia. The man, who is in his 80s, was taken by medical helicopter to the hospital after crashing his plane less than a mile from his home. View photos from the scene of the crash. Volpe was trapped inside the wreckage and it took crews 20 minutes to get him out.