TALBOT COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — Officials confirmed that a twin-engine plane crashed into a field on Thursday afternoon in Talbot County.
Officials said around noon, troopers from the Easton Barrack responded to Ennis Killen Road for a reported plane crash. On the scene, officials found the 54-year-old pilot, Dionisio Gamboa and 41-year-old student pilot Nathaniel Warren.READ MORE: Bodies Of 5-Year-Old Boy, 6-Year-Old Girl Discovered During Essex Traffic Stop, Police Say
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They confirmed the plane crashed in a field in the area of Baileys Neck Road as they were preparing for a landing at Easton Airport.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the left engine failed while lowering the landing gear and the plane began descending. The hydraulics on the landing gear failed and was not able to return back to position.
Both the pilot and student pilot were released by emergency medics following an examination.
The crash remains under investigation. NTSB has been notified.MORE NEWS: Baltimore County Schools Will Require ‘Universal Masking,’ Maryland Ranks Third Nationally In Vaccinations Among Ages 12-17