Pilot killed in East Patchogue small plane crash, officials say

Hanan Shoshani and his wife, Jordana. Just before
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Hanan Shoshani and his wife, Jordana. Just before he crashed and died in an East Patchogue backyard Tuesday, June 17, 2014, Hanan was on the radio asking for help, according to a website that records air traffic communications. (Credit: Shoshani Family)

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A small single-engine plane crashed into the backyard of a home in East Patchogue Tuesday morning, killing the pilot but somehow missing houses in the tranquil residential neighborhood, officials said.

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