IL Man Killed in Connecticut Plane Crash

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The FAA, NTSB, and the FBI are all involved after a man intentionally crashed a plane in Connecticut.

This happened Tuesday afternoon in East Hartford.  A flight instructor and a student pilot were trying to land at an airport.  But, hit a utility pole on a crowded main street.

Witnesses say the plane exploded.  The student pilot died.  The instructor survived, but was badly burned.  He told investigators he got into some kind of altercation with the student and there was a struggle.

Officials are working on getting a search warrant to check out the student’s computer.

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