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Costa Rican woman dies in two-seater plane crash in U.S.

September 1, 2012

A 56-year-old Costa Rican woman died Saturday morning in a plane crash in Michigan, in the U.S. The pilot of the two-seater plane, a 79-year-old Michigan man, remains in critical condition at a local hospital.

The plane had engine troubles and crashed on take off, according to multiple media reports. The Costa Rican woman was dead when paramedics showed up at the crash site. Residents first reported the crash at 8:30 a.m. local time (6:30 a.m. in Costa Rica).

Authorities needed to use chain saws and an inflatable boat to reach the heavily-wooded, swampy area where the single-engine plane went down. The victims’ names have not been released.

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