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Report one dead and several injuries after crashing a plane in Queens

Report one dead and several injuries after crashing a plane in Queens
Report one dead and several injuries after crashing a plane in Queens

QUEENS, New York – One person has died and two are in critical condition after a plane crashed on a Queen’s pier just after 3 pm on Sunday, according to authorities.

The plane went down near Powells Cove Blvd. and 158th Street shortly after 3 p.m.

The FDNY said two people were rescued thanks to a Good Samaritan who witnessed the accident while riding a jet ski.

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio asked the public to keep the victims in their thoughts:

“A small seaplane crashed off a Riverside Drive pier in Queens earlier today. Emergency crews are on the scene. 3 passengers have been taken to the hospital. We will give more information as we receive it. Please keep these people. and their families in their thoughts tonight. ”

Residents should expect traffic delays, road closures, and a heavy presence of emergency personnel in the Riverside Drive and 158th Street area in Queens.

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