Kent Feuerring identified as pilot killed in Long Island plane crash


The pilot who was killed when his small plane plunged into a Long Island harbor has been identified as a 57-year-old local advertiser and producer, police say.

Kent Feuerring, of Sagaponack, was piloting the 2022 Seamax M-22 plane that crashed in Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton Township around 12:30 p.m. Thursday, according to the East Hampton Police Department. No one else was on board.

Kent Feuerring, 59, was the sole occupant of the plane, which crashed at Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton Township.
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Airplane Seamax M-22 2022
Witnesses reported that the wing had separated from the plane’s fuselage before the crash.
Seamax plane

Fuerring’s LinkedIn profile describes him as “an avid pilot of fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters.

He has worked as an advertising executive for the past 25 years for major clients around the world, including Cadillac, Tylenol, Lockheed Martin and Kawasaki, according to the profile.

Witnesses to Thursday’s crash said they saw the single-engine plane’s wing break from the fuselage before the plane flew uncontrollably into the water, police said.

Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board officials are investigating the crash, officers said.

hovering over the scene of the accident
Fuerring, 57, was a longtime publicist and producer.
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Fuerring, a Harvard graduate, began his career in Hollywood, where he was a production accountant for the Oscar-winning film GlenGarry Ross. His profile indicates that he has worked in a similar position on other films.

Most recently, Fuerring worked for the past three years as a producer at video production company Near Future, according to his profile.

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