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Pilot dead after crashing small plane in central Indiana

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One person died Wednesday when a small plane crashed near a central Indiana airport, authorities said.

The pilot was the only person aboard the Cirrus SR22 aircraft when it crashed around 5 p.m. in a field near the Shelbyville Municipal Airport, about 25 miles southeast of Indianapolis, authorities said.

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The pilot, who wasn’t identified, was pronounced dead at the scene, local news outlets reported.

Firefighters extinguished a small field fire at the crash site.

The plane’s origination and destination were not immediately known.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash.

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