Four dead after small plane crashes in northern New York State: police

Reuters News
Posted: Aug 08, 2015 11:07 AM

(Reuters) - Four bodies were found in the wreckage of a small plane that crashed in New York's Adirondack Mountains, the New York State Police said on Saturday.

The plane went down half a mile (0.8 km) from Adirondack Airport in Lake Clear, New York, at approximately 6:30 p.m. ET on Friday, police said in a statement.

State police, the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board were investigating what caused the crash, some 300 miles (480 km) north of New York City.

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Police said they were still working to identify the victims.

(Reporting by Scott Malone in Boston; Editing by Kevin Liffey)