Plane hits building in Manhattan

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2 dead AFAIK, one being Yankee's pitcher Cory Lidle

NEW YORK (CNN) -- Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle and his flight instructor were killed Wednesday when Lidle's plane crashed into a high-rise apartment building in New York, city and baseball team officials said.

No residents at the Belaire Condominiums at 524 E. 72nd Street near the East River were injured.

Emergency responders found Lidle's passport in the street below, the officials said. Two bodies were found in the street, responders told CNN.(Watch witness accounts of cascading fireballs and a plane split in half -- 1:58 )

"It looks like the plane just flew into someone's living room," witness Sarah Steiner told CNN.
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Whoops I see that this was already posted in GD
 

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