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Small Plane Crashes Behind Abandoned Building in Plainview

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

Story No. 011021114

Plainview, NY - On Sunday afternoon, January 10th at about 1:05 P.M., multiple fire and police units from Nassau and Suffolk responded to a reported plane down at 150 Winding Rd. The pilot radioed that he lost power and both engines as he was attempting to reach Republic Airport, about seven miles away. The plane went down and was unable to be located for several minutes before being found behind an abandoned factory. The pilot was removed from the crash on the side of a hill and rushed to a local hospital for treatment. FAA was responding for an investigation. The pilot was the only one on board.

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