Authorities say two people were killed and another is hospitalized.
The private Navion F aircraft crashed into trees while practicing takeoffs and landings at about 11:40 a.m., according to the FAA.
The identities of the victims have not yet been released.
The FAA is en route to the scene.
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash.
The airport is used by corporations and private plane owners, as well as the 106th Rescue Wing of the Air National Guard. It was built by the federal government in 1943.
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|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3|
|Airplane damage:||Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Gabreski airport - United States of America|
The plane crashed into some trees while practising takeoffs and landings. Two occupants died, a third was seriously injured.