Pilot of small plane confirmed dead in crash off Mattituck Inlet

Zubair Khan was in his small, experimental plane

Zubair Khan was in his small, experimental plane when he crashed into the Long Island Sound just before 9 a.m. yesterday.

Police say the pilot of a small plane that went down in the waters off the Mattituck Inlet has died. No one else was on board the plane.

Coast Guard officials say the plane was an experimental fixed wing single-engine plane that crashed at around 9 a.m. Southold police say the plane was found floating about 7 miles northwest of the Mattituck Inlet. They say the plane’s parachute was deployed...

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