A plane crashes in New York’s Westchester County, killing two people.


On Thursday, January 19, a small single-engine plane crashed in New York City, killing both people inside, according to officials.

The Beechcraft A36 went down around 6:15 p.m. while en route from JFK Airport to Cuyahoga County Airport in Ohio after the pilot reported engine trouble a mile from Westchester County Airport in White Plains, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

JFK Airport is about a 40-mile drive from Westchester’s airport.

According to Westchester County officials, the jet was discovered some hours later among some woods close to Rye Lake.

The bodies of both passengers were discovered inside the debris. Their names have not yet been made public.

The two people on board were experienced pilots from the Cleveland region, the plane’s owner, an Ohio businessman, informed CBS2.

The owner of the aircraft expressed his devastation over the incident to the news organization.

The event will be looked at by the National Transportation Safety Board and FAA.


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