Pilot, 17, of single-engine plane unharmed in crash near Poughkeepsie

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MILLBROOK, N.Y. (AP) – A 17-year-old girl piloting a single-engine plane has survived a crash near the Sky Acres Airport outside Poughkeepsie, New York.

The Federal Aviation Administration said the Cessna 172 was experiencing a “rough-running engine” and crashed about 3 p.m. Sunday in a wooded area about a mile southwest of the runway. c

The FAA says the pilot was the only person on board. She was not identified.

The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board were investigating the cause of the crash.

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