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2 killed when plane crashes in Connecticut woods

Posted 9:21 p.m. Tuesday

— Authorities say two people have been killed in a plane crash near a small Connecticut airport.

The Federal Aviation Administration says the aircraft crashed in the woods shortly after taking off from privately-owned Skylark Airport in East Windsor. It happened around 6:45 p.m. Tuesday.

The names of the two people who died have not been released.

The FAA is investigating the crash of the Luscombe 8A aircraft and will determine its cause.

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