1 dead after small plane crashes into house in Guadeloupe

BASSE-TERRE, Guadeloupe (AP) " Authorities in the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe say a small plane has crashed into a house, killing the pilot.

Officials say a young woman inside the house was treated for shock, but was not injured.

The government says in a news release that the Monday morning crash occurred in the Petit-Bourg community northeast of the capital of Basse-Terre. Officials say they are investigating why the Piper Cherokee crashed.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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