May 4 (UPI) — New York officials said the Federal Aviation Administration has launched an investigation after one person died when a small plane crashed in the town of Colton.
St. Lawrence County coroner June Wood said the pilot was the only person on board. The plane, which was headed north, crashed at about 8:30 p.m.
“I responded to a small plane crash in the South Colton area and we have one victim that I pronounced dead here at 9:13 p.m,” Wood said.
First responders brought in powerful lights to illuminate the crash scene. FAA investigators were scheduled to arrive Thursday, NBC 5 reported.