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Toddler Dead, Pilot Injured in Plane Crash

A two-year-old girl was confirmed dead by her grandfather today after she was injured in a plane crash. The girl had been traveling to seek medical treatment for a birth defect. Taking off Tuesday, the single-engine plane crashed causing injuries to the minor child. The pilot, a man from Illinois, also suffered injuries as a result of the crash. The flight had been set up by Angel Flight Central Inc., which pays for flights for people in need who are flying for health care reasons. It is not yet known what the cause of the crash was, but investigations will likely reveal whether there is a product liability issue or if there was a human error, and may reveal whether wrongful death lawsuits or personal injury lawsuits will be filed.

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