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Nor'easter to Bring a Heavy to Major Snowfall Monday Night into Tuesday Night

A major Nor'easter is expected to develop south of New England Monday night, potentially getting stuck near Cape Cod into Tuesday before moving away Tuesday night.  This storm will bring heavy snow and gusty wind at times causing blowing and drifting snow, potential whiteout conditions at times leading to dangerous travel late Monday night through Tuesday.  Snow accumulations of 10" to 20" will be possible, especially in the Hudson valley and across western New England with amounts up to 10" in the Mohawk valley and western Catskills.   


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Channel 6 News - Search Results

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Airplane found in trees, pilot nowhere to be found

GUILDERLAND - An abandoned plane was found in a row of trees at a Guilderland home on Saturday, the pilot nowhere to be found.

Guilderland Police say on Saturday, a 1949 Piper Clipper was found several feet off the ground in some trees at 167 Gray Road.

An investigation revealed that 75 year old Fred Jackson was flying the plane back on June 14 from from Hamilton, NY to a landing strip, not far from where he crashed on Gray Road.

while attempting to land, Jackson experienced what police say was mechanical failure, passed the runway, and crashed into the tree line while attempting another pass.

Jackson was not injured in the crash, however he did not report the accident to the FAA or police. 

The investigation is now being handled by the FAA. Charged have not been filed as of yet to Jackson.
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