A plane crashed on Sunday in New York, USA. One person died in this accident, while the other two people are reported to be seriously injured.
A single-engine plane crashed Sunday afternoon near a regional airport near suburban Long Island, New York, killing one person, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.
Piper PA 28 took off with 3 people
According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the single-engine Piper PA 28 plane had taken off with three people on board but crashed near Republic Airport in Farmingdale at about 3 p.m. local time.
Let us tell you that Republic Airport is about 32 kilometers east of New York City. A local road was closed immediately after the accident.
Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaefer said the plane crashed in an area of trees and shrubs. He told that before the crash, he had called ‘mayday’ on the radio from the plane.
Plane crash will be investigated
County police said a local road was closed because of the plane crash. A person has shared pictures on social media of black smoke rising from the top of the houses. However, the FAA and NTSB will investigate the plane crash.
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