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Worries run high over experimental planes’ death toll

Amateur-built experimental aircraft, like the one a former Newburyport mayor was flying when it crashed into a Methuen condo complex, account for a disproportionately high number of fatal accidents nationwide — a troubling statistic with some already worrying about low-flying planes.

“They do fly too low. I’m always looking up,” said Vera Kimball, a resident of Prides Crossing where Tuesday’s fatal crash occurred. “We joke at the pool. ‘Hi! How are you doing? You coming in fo

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