Breaking: Ten dead in U.S. as two planes crashed.(Video)
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Breaking: Ten dead in U.S. as two planes crashed.(Video)

Waco : TX : USA | Dec 21, 2011 at 7:37 AM PST
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Small Plane Crashes Onto Major New Jersey Highway

"A small plane crashed Tuesday on a busy roads of New Jersey, while another fell to earth in Texas. Watch the video."

In the tragedy of Morris Township, New Jersey, killed five people, including two investment executives from the city of New York, said the firm Greenhill & Co. and local authorities said there were no casualties on the ground.

The single engine turboprop fell on Interstate 287. The Socata TBM-700 plane detachment suffered one of its parts, before falling into the wooded median of the road on which skidded and burst.

The aforementioned investment firm identified the victims as Jeffrey Buckalew, 45, and Rakesh Chawla, 36. Buckalew is registered as the owner of the single-engine plane and had a pilot's license, while the other two victims were the wife and two children of Buckalew.

For its part, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA for its acronym in English) explained that the plane had taken off from Teterboro Airport and was heading toward Peachtree DeKalb airport terminal, near Atlanta, when he heard an unintelligible transmission apparatus and it disappeared from radar.

The aircraft landed on Interstate 287 in Harding, New Jersey. The wreckage was strewn over an area of ​​1.29 km (half mile). A part of the apparatus was high in the tree house at a distance of 400 meters, near the entrance ramp to the path.

Regarding the accident in Texas, a Piper Saratoga single-engine plane crashed shortly before 22 on Monday in an agricultural and ranching community of Brazos County, said Tom Vinger, spokesman for the state Department of Public Safety. In the accident the pilot lost his life, his wife and two children, as well as a brother of the former.

The aircraft took off from Atlanta, in the state of Georgia, made a stop in Jackson, Missouri, and went to Waco, Texas, when it rushed a field north of the city of Bryan and College Station.

The device still does not undertake the decline in Waco but in the area had storms, rain and lightning when it fell to earth.

However, Vinger admitted that he does not know if the weather was a factor in the fall of the plane, and authorities have not determined the cause of the disaster.

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A small plane has crashed on Interstate 287 in northern New Jersey, the Federal Aviation Administration reported Tuesday.
Vicky247 is based in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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