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Breaking: Small plane crash in East Hampton kills pilot; cause is under investigation

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Suffolk County Police are investigating a small plane crash that occurred in Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton earlier this afternoon.

According to local reports, the pilot was found dead at the scene.

The aircraft crashed into waters off Springy Banks Road and the cause of the incident is under investigation.

The unidentified pilot was reportedly the only individual in the plane.

This is a developing story. Check back in with greaterlongisland.com for updates.

Scroll down to watch a video of the scene, courtesy of Hamptons Townie (@hamptonstownie) on Instagram.

Top: Photo of the small plane crash aftermath. Screenshot of video courtesy of @hamptonstownie on Instagram.