A plane crashed and killed at least 2 people in Long Island

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  • A small plane crashed off the coast of Long Island in New York on Saturday, CBS New York reports.
  • According to the station, two of the four passengers on the plane have been confirmed dead, while the other two were missing as of Saturday evening.
  • The crash reportedly occurred during a storm that prevented the plane from staying in contact with an airport control tower. 
  • The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board will launch an investigation into the cause of the crash, according to CBS New York.


A small plane crashed and killed at least two people in New York on Saturday, CBS New York reports.

The Piper PA31 Navajo Aircraft crashed off the coast of Long Island near East Hampton, according to the US Coast Guard. The crash was reported to the Coast Guard around 2:50 p.m.

According to CBS New York, two of the four passengers on the plane have been confirmed dead, while the other two were missing as of Saturday evening.

The television station reports that the pilot was 47-year-old Jon Dollard and the passengers were 22-year-old William Maerov, 70-year-old Bernard Krupinski, and 70-year-old Bonnie Krupinski, though it has not been disclosed which passengers were confirmed dead and which were missing.

The crash reportedly occurred during a storm that prevented the plane from staying in contact with an airport control tower. 

The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board will launch an investigation into the cause of the crash, according to CBS New York.

In March, a helicopter crashed into the East River in New York City, killing all five of its passengers. The pilot was able to escape and survived the incident.

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