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PHOTOS: 2 dead, 1 hurt in plane crash in Detroit; flight took off from Arkansas, investigator says

By The Associated Press

This article was originally published June 25, 2018 at 8:09 a.m. Updated June 25, 2018 at 4:51 p.m.

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In this June 24, 2018 photo, Detroit police and fire department personnel work at the scene of a small plane crash in Detroit. Detroit police Capt. Mark Thornton told reporters the single-engine plane en route to Coleman A. Young International Airport apparently struck a power line and tree Sunday night. (Robin Buckson/Detroit News via AP)

DETROIT — The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a small plane crash in a Detroit neighborhood that killed the pilot and one of his two passengers.

Air safety investigator Andrew Todd Fox said Monday that no conclusive cause has been determined for the crash.

Fox said the single-engine Cessna fueled up Sunday afternoon in West Memphis. The plane was cleared to land Sunday night at a small municipal airport on Detroit's east side when the pilot reported one landing gear was not extended.

Fox said the pilot was circling back to the airport when he told the control tower he was either "low on fuel or out of fuel."

The plane struck trees and a power line as it crashed and caught fire. Video shows a 17-year-old boy stumbling from the burning wreckage. Fox said the teen was in critical condition at a hospital.

The names of the victims were not immediately released.

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0boxerssuddenlinknet says... June 25, 2018 at 3:25 p.m.

sure hope the young man pulls through .

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DonnaJordan says... June 25, 2018 at 9:25 p.m.

How horrible and life changing so bad lose both parents together . Jesus

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