Small Plane Crash Kills 2 Near Boston

By Dan DePodwin, Meteorologist
August 25, 2013; 1:07 PM ET
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Two people are dead after a small plane crashed near Taunton Municipal Airport in Massachusetts early Sunday morning.

The plane crashed during takeoff at 6:38 a.m. EDT, Lt. Paul Roderick of the Taunton Police Department told, confirming the two deaths at the time.

The weather near the airport was cool and foggy early on Sunday morning with the visibility as low as three-quarters of a mile at 5:57 a.m. By 7 a.m., the fog had lifted and the visibility improved to 9 miles.

Taunton is located about 32 miles south-southwest of Boston.

The cause of the crash has not been determined.

Emergency workers place human remains into a Massachusetts medical examiner's vehicle at the site of a small plane crash at Taunton Municipal Airport, in Taunton, Mass., Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013. Authorities say two people were killed in the crash at the airport at about 6:38 a.m., Sunday. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)


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