1 killed in Dutchess County plane crash

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(AP) - Authorities say the pilot of a smallplane was killed when the aircraft crashed in Dutchess County. Lt. John Watterson of the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office saysthe pilot was the only person on board the plane when it crashedshortly before noon Thursday in the town of La Grange. Federal Aviation Administration officials say the pilot waskilled in the crash, which occurred near a small private airportabout five miles east of Poughkeepsie. FAA officials say the planeis a twin-engine Beech B95 registered to Antonio D. Espinal, ofYonkers. Officials didn't know the plane's origination and destination.

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