Small plane crashes into New York building

New York, June 6 - A small plane carrying two people crashed into a building in New York's Suffolk county, leaving the building on fire and critically injuring the two on board, police said.

The two-seat Cessna crashed Saturday into the Varsity Plumbing Supplies company building near the Long Island MacArthur Airport, Xinhua reported citing a statement from WABC television.

The two people - including a student pilot - on board the aircraft were critically injured and the building was on fire, police said.

The fire was later put out and the two people were taken to hospital. (IANS)