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Pilot Dies in Small Plane Crash in NJ: Police

A small plane crashed in New Jersey on Sunday, killing the pilot, state police said. 

The plane went down near Airport Road in Green Township, Sussex County, New Jersey State Police said. 

The pilot was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. No passengers were onboard. 

The plane was an NW-Freedom amateur-built aircraft, said FAA spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen. It crashed at the end of the runway at Trinica Airport, she said. 

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating. The NTSB will determine probable cause.

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