According to police, a small plane suffered an unknown problem and crashed in Syosset at 3:45 p.m. creating a large debris field. There were three persons on board at the time and have been confirmed deceased. There are no injuries reported on the ground at this time. The investigation is ongoing.
*** UPDATE ***
The Public Information Office reports that the above plane, whose flight began in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and destination, being Plainfield, Connecticut, was occupied by two adult males and one adult female, all of whom died as a result of this incident.
The names of the deceased are not being released at this time.
The incident and investigation, being conducted by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), continues.
The three deceased victims have been identified as: David C. Berube, 66, (pilot); Dana E. Parenteau, 49 and Benjamin Bridges, 32; all victims are from Bristol, Connecticut.