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US: Commuter plane crashes into home in US

13 Feb 2009 4:09 PM

BUFFALO, New York, Feb 12 AP - New York state police say a 50-passenger commuter plane has crashed into a home in suburban Buffalo.

State Trooper John Manthey says the plane hit a house in Clarence around 10.10pm EST (1410 AEDT) on Thursday. The house is engulfed in flames.

He says they don't know whether there were any passengers on the plane. They also don't know if there were any injuries in the home.

Manthey says the plane may have been headed to Buffalo Niagara International Airport. He says authorities have called the Federal Aviation Administration.