- Associated Press - Thursday, February 23, 2017

EAST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - Authorities have released the name of the man injured in a training flight crash that killed the plane’s other occupant.

Police on Thursday said 20-year-old Rafayel Hany Wassef of New London remains in critical condition at a hospital following the crash Wednesday near the end of a runaway at a Connecticut airport.

The small plane had just taken off from Tweed New Haven Airport when it crashed, killing Pablo Campos Isona of East Haven. Authorities have said the two men aboard the flight were an instructor and a student. Family members have identified Isona as the student.

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the cause.

In October, another plane owned by the same flight school crashed near an airport in Hartford, killing a flight student.



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