Man with link to Chicago-area killed in plane crash that may have been intentional

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EAST HARTFORD, Conn. —A U.S. official familiar with the investigation into a Connecticut plane crash that killed one person says it appears to have been a case of suicide, not terrorism.

The official wasn't authorized to speak publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday on condition of anonymity.

Flight instructor Arian Prevalla survived the East Hartford crash Tuesday. Student pilot Feras Freitekh died.

Freitekh's father had no home and lived in the business space in Alsip.

The official says the flight instructor described the student pilot to police investigators as disgruntled about learning to be a pilot.

Investigators say the two had been arguing during the flight after the Freitekh  said he no longer wanted to fly the plane.

At that point Prevalla tried to regain control of the piper PA 30 for a twin engine which has two sets of controls when Freitekh began flying erratically but he was unable to prevent the crash.

The plane crashed onto a busy road near jet-engine maker Pratt & Whitney's headquarters.

Freitekh is a Jordanian national came to the U.S. to attend flight school.

His last listed address is a house in Orland Hills.

Tonight, Orland Hills  authorities said Freitekh's father shared a business space in Alsip  with the owner of the home which Freitekh listed for visa and mail purposes when he would return home to Jordan in between flight lessons.