(MERIDEN, Conn. (AP)/CBS Connecticut) _ A small airplane has crashed near an airport in Connecticut, killing one person and injuring another.
The Record-Journal in Meriden reports  there were two people on the plane when it crashed.56 year old Joseph  Tominelli of Cheshire  died. David Tominelli  was taken to Yale New Haven Hospital and is expected to  survive.
The crash happened around 6:25 p.m. Monday near the Meriden and Wallingford municipal line. WTIC-TV reports the single-engine plane went down about 100 feet from the runway at Meriden-Markham Airport.

Two people were killed last week when a small plane crashed near Skylark Airport in East Windsor.  The victims of that crash were identified Monday as 61-year-old Robert Plourde, of Ellington, and 51-year-old George Janssen II, of Vernon.



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