Plane with 4 people on board has crashed in New York, USA

Plane Crash Alert

The Federal Aviation Administration says a small plane with four people on board has crashed in upstate New York.
 
FAA spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen says the single-engine Piper PA-28 crashed at about 6:45 p.m. Saturday in a heavily wooded area. She says the plane was destroyed by fire.
 
Schoharie County Sheriff Tony Desmond says the plane was taking off from a private airport in the town of Esperance when it crashed about 1,000 feet from the facility.
 
Desmond says one person from the plane was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. He says the coroner’s office is at the scene but no one has been pronounced dead.
Courtesy of bigstory.ap.org

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