Plane crashes into house, kills resident

New York state police, Plance crash, National Transportation Safety Board, Poughkeepsie, Federal Aviation Administration

Union Vale, N.Y. - The names of the victims were not immediately released.



By AP

Published: Sun 18 Aug 2019, 7:00 AM

Last updated: Sun 18 Aug 2019, 9:33 AM

New York state police say a plane crashed into a home near Poughkeepsie, setting a massive fire and killing one resident and one person on the aircraft.
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating why the Cessna 303 plunged Sunday afternoon in Union Vale, 15 miles southeast of Poughkeepsie.
State police spokesman Steven Nevel says three men were on the plane; one died, two were injured. Of three people in the home, one died, another was seriously hurt and the third is missing.
Two puppies and a grown dog escaped the flames that engulfed the house.
The names of the victims were not immediately released.
The Federal Aviation Administration says the Cessna left Sky Acres Airport in Lagrangeville, one mile from the crash, and was headed to Republic Airport on Long Island.


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