Small plane crashes in East Hampton, Long Island, killing pilot

One person is dead after a small plane crash in East Hampton, Long Island on Thursday afternoon. 

According to the East Hampton Town Police Department, at around 12:30 p.m., officers responded to a call about a plane crash off of Springy Banks Road, on the water's edge of Three Mile Harbor.

The FAA described the plane as a single-engine Seamax M-22. 

The pilot was dead when officers arrived, and no one else was on board, police said.

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The FAA, the National Transportation Safety Board and the Suffolk County medical examiner’s office are investigating the crash. Police are seeking any witnesses.

With the Associated Press.