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NTSB: 1 person dead, 2 hurt in CT plane crash

NTSB: 1 person dead, 2 hurt in CT plane crash

Authorities have identified a CT flight instructor and co-pilot who was killed in a small plane crash that injured two other people, including the student pilot who had been flying.

Her instructor, Anthony Morasco, 57, of New Milford, died on scene.

LifeStar was called and Danbury Hospital said one patient from the crash was brought there. The pilot, a female who has yet to be identified, was extricated from the plane and taken by Life Star helicopter to Hartford Hospital with life threatening injuries.

The NTSB says three people were on board a Cessna 172 when it crashed at 9:47 a.m.

The instructor died and two passengers were injured.

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Arrow Aviation is the same company that owns the plane involved in the deadly plane crash in Danbury, July 30.

The Cessna 172 is a single-engine four-seater that is one of the most popular aircraft in general aviation for flight instruction.

The FAA will investigate and the National Transportation Safety Board will determine the probable cause of the crash.

The Litchfield County Dispatch says the Sharon Fire Department, and ambulances from Sharon and Bridgewater all responded to Green Pond Road and Border Lane.

Connecticut State Police were also called to the scene.