3 Rescued, 1 Missing After Small Plane Crashes Into Setauket Harbor

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Three men were rescued and one remains missing after a small, single-engine plane crash-landed in Setauket Harbor over the weekend, Suffolk County police said.The group was flying in a Piper Archer four-seater, fixed-wing aircraft from Fitchburg, Mass., to Republic Airport in Farmingdale when the plane began experiencing engine trouble at 11:05 p.m. Saturday, police said.Austricio Ramirez, a 25-year-old student pilot from the Bronx who was flying the plane, turned the controls over to the instructor pilot, 36-year-old Nelson Gomez of Queens, who made the emergency landing in the harbor, police recounted.Ramirez, Gomez and a third man, Wady Perez, were rescued by responding officers. The fourth man, 23-year-old Gerson Salmon-Negron of Queens, was last seen exiting the plane into the water, police said.The three men were taken to Stony Brook University Hospital, where they were treated and released.Suffolk police, volunteer firefighters, the Brookhaven Town Harbormaster and members of the U.S. Coast Guard searched for the fourth man throughout the weekend.last_img read more

Mexico quake kills at least five

first_imgMany were working from home as the capital, Mexico City, is under lockdown due to the coronavirus. Six hours after the quake, more than 400 aftershocks had been recorded across the region, the strongest at 4.6 magnitude. (BBC) It comes less than three years after an earthquake left hundreds dead and thousands homeless in Mexico City. All of the reported fatalities were from the state on the country’s Pacific coast. The epicenter of the quake, with a magnitude of 7.4, was in the south-western state of Oaxaca. But the government’s alert system worked well, giving residents time to leave their homes. A building sustained cracks after a strong quake hits Mexico. BBC About 200 houses in the tourist town of La Crucecita were damaged on Tuesday, a local official said. Rescue workers have not yet been able to access isolated villages reportedly hit, raising fears that more could have been injured. MEXICO City – A powerful earthquake has shaken buildings and caused panic in six Mexican states, killing at least five people. “We lost everything in one moment to nature,” Vicente Romero, an owner of a stationary shop told the Reuters news agency. “This is our life’s work.”last_img read more

Santa Clarita Calendar

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORESanta Anita opens winter meet Saturday with loaded card Boating safety class, titled “Basic and Advanced Coastal Navigation,” will meet, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, 23233 Lyons Ave., Newhall. Call (661) 268-0143. Barbershop Harmony Singers will rehearse, 7:30-9:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room at Valley Oaks Village Apartments, 24700 Valley St., Newhall. Call (661) 259-6109 for security-door information. To submit an event for the Daily News calendar, contact Sharon Cotal two weeks prior to the event at (661) 257-5256, fax her at (661) 257-5262, e-mail her at [email protected] or write to her at 24800 Avenue Rockefeller, Valencia, CA 91355. Lions Club will meet, 7:15 p.m. at Marie Callender’s, 27630 The Old Road, Valencia. Call (661) 294-8677. Nonaerobic workout in a heated pool for joint and muscle conditioning, 10:30 a.m. at the Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA, 26147 McBean Parkway, Valencia. Call (661) 253-3593. Santa Clarita Runners Club will work out, 6:15 p.m. at the College of the Canyons track, 26455 N. Rockwell Road, Valencia. Call (661) 294-0821 or visit www.scrunners.org. Sierra Hillbillies Square Dance Club will offer an intermediate class, 7-9 p.m. in rooms A1 and 2 at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall. Call (661) 252-2210 or (661) 255-0463. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more