Massachusetts Plane Crash Victims

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Three people died Sunday evening in Massachusetts after a small plane crashed into a single-family home, according to Massachusetts State Police.

Three dead after small plane crashes into home

Three people died Sunday evening in Massachusetts after a small plane crashed into a single-family home, according to Massachusetts State Police.
At about 6 p.m. Sunday, the small plane crashed into the home in Plainville, Massachusetts.
"As a result of the plane crash, the house immediately caught fire," Massachusetts State Police said in a post to the department's Facebook page. "The four occupants of the single-family home were able to get out of the building before it became fully engulfed in flames. The three occupants of the plane were killed in the crash.
Names of the victims were being withheld pending notification of relatives, Massachusetts State Police said.
Troopers from the State Police barracks in Foxboro, Massachusetts, "responded to the scene with the Plainville police and fire departments," Massachusetts State Police said. "The Plainville Fire Department extinguished the blaze at approximately 8:05 p.m.
Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration were dispatched to the location.
"Troopers from the Norfolk County State Police Detective Unit, the State Police Crime Scene Services Unit, the State Fire Marshall's Office, the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and the Troop H Headquarters also responded to the scene to assist in the investigation," State Police said.