Search continues after small plane crash off Long Island

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PORT JEFFERSON, N.Y.  - Authorities say three of the four people aboard a small plane that crashed in the waters in the Long Island Sound have been treated at a hospital and released.

Police continue searching for one man who remained missing Sunday.

Officials say student pilot, 25-year-old Austricio Ramirez, of the Bronx, was flying the Piper PA-28 Saturday when he ran into difficulties. Controls were turned over to 36-year-old instructor pilot Nelson Gomez, of Queens.

The plane crashed around 11 p.m. Saturday, landing in Port Jefferson Harbor, along the New York shoreline. Authorities say all four men exited the plane into the water.

Ramirez, Gomez and 25-year-old Wady Perez, of Queens, were rescued by Suffolk County police.

Twenty-three-year-old Gerson Salmon-Negron, of Queens, remained missing Sunday night.

Authorities are investigating.