Aviation officials say a small airplane crashed shortly after takeoff at the East Hampton airport on New York’s Long Island, and the two people on-board were taken to a hospital.
Authorities said the small plane went down in a vacant lot.
Graduating students of Farmingdale State College arrived for commencement on Saturday morning. And just steps away was a congratulatory message, mixed with a message of sadness for the two students who died in a plane crash on Wednesday.
Federal investigators hope to figure out what exactly caused the single-engine aircraft to go down Wednesday night.
Two people escaped injury when their small plane crashed at a northern New Jersey airport.
“There was no way we could not do something here. There’s too many people that need to grieve, need to mourn need to celebrate this family,” said co-worker Leanne Pantoliano.
A small airplane clipped a house and crashed in Danbury on Sunday evening, killing the pilot, officials said. A 91-year-old woman was luckily unhurt when the plane crashed in her yard just outsider her kitchen.
It was a tragedy felt well outside the hockey world. Nets coach Avery Johnson was in Russia when a Kontinental Hockey League team’s chartered jet crashed, killing 44 people.
For the Rangers, an already dark summer just became unimaginably worse. New York players struggled to comprehend a shocking loss to their sport after a chartered Russian plane carrying several NHL veterans crashed.
The FAA and NTSB are now both in New Hampton trying to piece together what exactly happened and why.
New York Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle and a flight instructor did everything they could to save their lives after the small plane they were piloting malfunctioned, causing them to crash into a Manhattan building, a lawyer for the men’s families told a jury Wednesday at the start of a civil trial.
Six months ago, Charles Bianculli was in a small plane that suddenly crashed onto a street on Long Island right after taking off from Republic Airport. He lived to tell his tale.
The National Transportation Safety Board said Michael Faraldi called friends Feb. 26 about an hour before he arrived over Kingston-Ulster Airport, midway between Albany and New York City.
Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Holly Baker said the body of 38-year-old Michael Faraldi was removed around 3 p.m. Sunday.
Authorities in Ulster County say a vintage military jet crashed in the Hudson River as it came in for a landing at an airport in Kingston. The pilot was missing and feared dead.