1 person dead in small plane crash

EAST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- One person has died and another has been seriously injured following a small plane crash near Tweed New Haven Airport in Connecticut.

The Piper PA 38 aircraft carrying the two people crashed in a swampy area near the end of a runway in East Haven on Wednesday morning.

Officials say emergency dispatchers were told the plane was on a training flight.

The Federal Aviation Administration says it will investigate.

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