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HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The Federal Aviation Administration says a VANS RV8 aircraft was found in a swampy area near Stroudsburg Wednesday morning.

The aircraft was reported missing last night after it departed the Pegasus Airpark in Stroudsburg around noon yesterday.

The FAA issued an alert notice (ALNOT) advising local airports and public safety agencies, which triggered a search.

There is a news conference scheduled for 5 pm today. We’ll have more information at that time.

The FAA will investigate and the NTSB will determine probable cause.

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Two people are dead after a small plane crashes into a field in Monroe County.

Calls about the downed plane came in around 8:00 am this morning when the small plane was discovered behind a farmhouse on Neyhart Road in Hamilton Township.

The plane is in very thick grass and woods and heavy equipment is being brought in to assist as officials from the Federal Aviation Administration work to determine the cause of the crash.

We’ll have more on this story as it develops.

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