Small aircraft crashes on Long Island after pilot reports engine problems: FAA

OLD BETHPAGE, Long Island (WABC) -- A small aircraft crashed on Long Island on Sunday afternoon.

The incident happened around 1 p.m. in Old Bethpage about 1.5 miles from Republic Airport in East Farmingdale.

The FAA said the pilot reported engine problems.

Nassau County Police Department officers are currently at the scene.

The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board will investigate.

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