Morning Minute: Monday, August 19th, 2019

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ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM)- Federal Aviation officials are investigating a deadly plane crash in Albany.

According to the F-A-A. the Cessna 303 crashed into a home in Union vale leaving 2 people dead and 4 others injured.

State police have identified the two killed in the crash as pilot Francisco Knipping-Diaz and 61-year-old resident Gerard Bocker.

At 2 P.M., a ceremony will take place to officially name the Route 415 bridge over I-86 after Trooper Nicholas Clark who was tragically killed in the line of duty last July.

More than 100 gun control rallies were held in cities across the nation this weekend demanding Congress take action to reduce gun violence.

In New York City Sunday, at least 100 people turned out urging Congress to end their recess andreturn to Washington to pass gun reform legislation.

They’re calling for a red flag law aimed at potentially dangerous gun owners and wanting background checks on all gun sales.

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