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One dead in Union County plane crash

One person was killed when an experimental plane crashed in Union County on Tuesday, an FAA spokesperson said.

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MONROE, N.C. — One person was killed when an experimental plane crashed in Union County on Tuesday, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson said.

Emergency crews were setting up at 3200 Austin Chaney Road in Monroe just after 1 p.m.

Tim C. Moses of Monroe manufactured and owned the experimental plane,  FAA spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said.

Two people were aboard the plane. One died and the other was injured, Bergen said. The injured person was flown to a hospital. No names have been released.

It was unknown if the plane was departing a nearby private airport or landing when the crash happened.

(This story contains information from WBTV.)

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