UPDATE: Pilot killed after plane crashes into condo in New England city
METHUEN, Mass. — Police said a pilot is dead after his plane crashed through the roof of a condominium building.
Police and emergency crews responded to the crash on Riverview Boulevard around 1:20 p.m. Tuesday.
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The address was the location of Prides Crossing Condominiums. The complex has about 172 condo units that are a mix of townhouse and garden style units, according to its website.
No residents of the building were injured, Massachusetts State Police said.
The plane is a fixed-wing single engine aircraft and is registered to Alan Lavender, of Newburyport, Mass., according to FAA records. The FAA said the plane was on a one-mile final approach to runway 14 at the Lawrence Municipal Airport when it crashed. The FAA is investigating and the National Transportation Safety Board will be responsible for determining the cause of the crash.
A press conference has been scheduled for 2:30 p.m. NH1 News will update this story as more information becomes available.