Plane crash Rockcliffe Airport Ottawa June 16 2014

A single-engine plane crashed while landing at the Rockcliffe Airport on Monday morning. (CBC)

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is investigating a small plane crash at an airport in east Ottawa on Monday morning.

An Erco 415-C low-wing monoplane crashed while attempting to land at the Rockcliffe Airport at about 11 a.m. ET.

The pilot, a 73-year-old man, was treated by paramedics for back pain and a minor cut on his forehead.

He was taken to hospital in stable condition.

The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences.