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Philly Man, Flight Instructor Die as Small Plane Crashes in Woods in Delaware

Delaware State Police, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) are all investigating after a plane went down in New Castle County

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    2 Dead in Small Plane Crash

    Two people were killed after a small plane crashed in a wooded area in Delaware.

    (Published Monday, Aug. 19, 2019)

    A pilot and a flight instructor died as their small plane crashed into a wooded area in New Castle County, Delaware, Sunday morning.

    The single-engine Beechcraft 55 Baron took off from the New Castle County airport and crashed in a wooded area west of I-95 around 8:53 a.m. A motorist traveling on I-95 in the area of Churchmans Road reported seeing the crash.

    Responding crews found the pilot, identified by Delaware State Police as 52-year-old Terrence Daniels of Philadelphia, and 79-year-old instructor Albert Dohring of Middletown, Delaware, dead. 

    The scene was contained and there are no road closures.

    Officials have not revealed the cause of the crash. Delaware State Police, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) are all investigating.