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Two People Killed in a Small Plane Crash, Catches Fire at Massachusetts Airport

Updated On 24 Feb, 2019 Published On

Two people were killed after a small plane crashed and caught fire at a Massachusetts airport on Saturday, February 23, authorities have confirmed.

The victims of the crash were identified as Sydney Miti, 32, and Julian Latterman, 18, according to state police. The two were the only occupants.

According to a tweet shared by Massachusetts State Police, authorities arrived at the scene at Mansfield Airport at about 12:30 p.m.

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The Mansfield Fire Department reportedly was working to put out the flames. The plane, which was a "fixed-wing, single-engine aircraft", was a Cessna 172.

In a photo from the crash site obtained, we can see the aircraft sitting nose down on the ground as fire officials stands beside it.

 The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are investigating the reason for the crash.

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