Two small planes col­lide, killing three

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - OBITUARIES -

Of­fi­cials say three peo­ple have been killed fol­low­ing an air col­li­sion and crash of two small planes just south of Buf­falo.

The Fed­eral Avi­a­tion Ad­min­is­tra­tion said the crash hap­pened around 9:30 a.m. Sun­day in North Collins, New York. One of the planes was a Cessna 120; the other was a Piper PA-28.

Erie County Sher­iff’s Of­fice Pub­lic In­for­ma­tion Of­fi­cer Scott Zylka said two peo­ple were on one plane, and one per­son on the other. He de­clined to give ad­di­tional de­tails.

Authorities be­lieve the planes de­parted from nearby Ham­burg Air­port.

Two peo­ple were also killed in New Jer­sey on Sun­day when a small plane crashed. The FAA says the craft stalled while try­ing to land at Sky Manor Air­port in Alexan­dria Town­ship.

The FAA will in­ves­ti­gate both crashes.

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