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TRUCKEE,CA (AP) - Authorities say a pilot is dead after a single-engine plane crashed into a building at Truckee-Tahoe Airport near Reno.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the pilot was the only person aboard when the Piper Comanche crashed into a hangar about 8:15 a.m. Thursday.

Gregor says the plane is registered to a Northern California man.

Airport General Manager Kevin Smith and Truckee police say they are responding to the scene but don't have further details.