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News stories tagged with "plane-crash"

Small plane crashes in Adirondacks, no injuries

A small plane crashed into Nye Mountain, one of the 46 Adirondack High Peaks, last night with three men on board, according to press accounts.

The crash happened south of Lake Placid. Essex County Emergency Services Director Donald Jaquish told the Plattsburgh Press Republican there were no injuries.  Go to full article
The plane crash landed in Gull Lake, in the backcountry of Herkimer County. Satellite image: Google maps
The plane crash landed in Gull Lake, in the backcountry of Herkimer County. Satellite image: Google maps

Plane crashes in Adirondack lake after losing propeller

Authorities say a small plane that was forced to land on an Adirondack lake last week had lost its propeller in midair. The plane was contracted by the U.S. Defense Department to support an ongoing Vermont Air National Guard training exercise. It was recovered from Gull Lake in northern Herkimer County over the weekend by a private salvage company.  Go to full article

Plane crash claims Malone pilot, passenger

A plane crash in the town of Newcomb in the Adirondacks has left two men dead. The crash occurred over the weekend, leaving Dan Wills and Ron Rouselle, both from northern Franklin County, dead at the scene. State police and forest rangers, along with Federal border patrol agents, participated in the search. Brian Mann has details.  Go to full article

Adirondack plane crash victim had criminal past

The man who died in a plane crash last month at the Adirondack Regional Airport in Lake Clear had assumed another identity for more than 15 years in an attempt to escape what police say was a criminal past. 49 year-old Scott Thomas has been tentatively identified through his fingerprints as Phillip W. Cook, according to State Police, who also found a suitcase with $60,000 in cash in the plane wreckage. Chris Knight reports.  Go to full article

Fatal plane crash in Saranac Lake

One person is dead after a plane crashed during takeoff from the Adirondack Regional Airport in Lake Clear this afternoon.
The pilot of the twin-engine private was the only person on board when it crashed in the woods beyond the airport's main runway around 1:10 p.m. Jonathan Brown has more on this story with contributions from Chris Knight.  Go to full article

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