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NTSB: Dutchess County plane crash caused by engine failurePosted: Updated:
The National Transportation Safety Board has released some preliminary findings about the cause of the Dutchess County plane crash in August.
According to the NTSB, the pilot had trouble starting the engines.
A surviving passenger told investigators that, shortly after takeoff, both engines lost partial power.
The left wing then hit the ground and the right wing struck a tree and a Union Vale house.
The pilot and the man inside the home were killed.