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Police release identities, 911 calls from Meriden plane crash

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MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH)– Police have identified the two people who were inside the plane that crashed in Meriden on Saturday.

Police say that Philip F. Cianciolo and Beverly Weintraub were inside the plane that crashed on Hanover Road late Saturday afternoon. An official with the Markham Municipal Airport said that the plane was making an emergency landing at the airport when it crashed.

Officials say Cianciolo and Weintraub suffered non-life threatening injuries.Original Story: Small plane crashes in Meriden

911 calls from the crash were released Monday.

In the first call, a worker at Meriden Markham Airport told dispatchers that the plane was attempting an emergency landing because they had run out of fuel.

Officials say the pilot reported an engine power loss leading to the crash.

The plane was removed from the crash site on Monday.

Officials from the Federal Aviation Administration as well as the National Transportation Safety Board and Meriden police are continuing their investigation.

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