A man was killed and another was injured when the small plane they were in crashed into the yard of a Lehigh County home on Wednesday, local police and Federal Aviation officials confirmed.
Federal Aviation officials said the single-engine Piper PA-28 went down on the 1400 block of Keystone Road in Salisbury Township, Pennsylvania around 1:45 p.m.
Responding officers found one man injured outside of the plane, Salisbury Township police said, and another man was dead inside.
Police said the injured man was receiving treatment at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest.
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The plane crashed into a tree in the backyard of a home, police said. SkyForce10 overhead showed the crash near the back deck of the house.
The crash site is a little more than a mile away from the Allentown Queen City Municipal Airport, however, it wasn’t clear whether the plane had taken off or was aiming to land there.
The crash is under investigation by the FAA and National Transportation Safety Board.
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