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U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., wants the FAA to increase airport ramp inspections after a spike in small plane crashes over Long Island.

NTSB Investigating Cause Of Long Island Plane Crash

May 5, 2016
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Investigators are trying to figure out why a small plane broke apart over Syosset, Long Island, on Tuesday afternoon, killing its three passengers. The plane was flying from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, to Plainville, Connecticut.

Senior NTSB investigator Robert Gretz says there is no indication why the small plane broke up.