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Small plane crashes behind abandon building

By CHRIS SABELLA, Senior Correspondent | January 10, 2021 | NEW YORK

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Plainview Ny.. Sunday afternoon about 1:05pm multiple fire and police from Nassau and Suffolk responded to a reported plane down after pilot radioed that he lost power both engines as he was attempting to reach republic airport about 7 miles away . The plane went down and was unable to be located for several minutes before being located behind abandon factory. The pilot was removed from crash on side of a hill and rushed to a local hospital for treatment. FAA is responding for a investigation .The pilot was the only one onboard .

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