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Small Plane Crash-Lands in Hauppauge

A Cirrus SR22 plane crash-landed in an industrial park in Hauppauge, New York, on March 5th.

The plane was en-route to Republic Airport, Farmingdale, when it developed some engine issues. Authorities said the parachute attached to the plane deployed before it went down in a grassy area, just 8 miles east of Republic Airport.

The plane was carrying two people at the time, including the pilot Louis Obergh and his daughter, Rachel Obergh. Both of them suffered minor injuries. They were returning after visiting University of Rhode Island.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating.

Small Plane Crash-Landed in a British Columbia Field

A small plane crash-landed in a field near Vernon airport in British Columbia, Canada, on December 23.

Authorities said the plane experienced engine failure shortly after it took off from Vernon airport.

According to Vernon’s fire captain Chris Robinson, “The pilot landed in the field just next to the airport. There was just a bit of damage to the plane.”

There were two people aboard including the pilot and his passenger; both of them suffered minor injuries.

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