One Dead In A Plane Crash On Bald Mountain
The wreckage of a missing twin engine plane that crashed into Bald Mountain in Vermont’s Green Mountains has been found. The pilot of a twin-engine aircraft was found dead at the heavily wooded crash site just after 1 a.m. Monday, according to the Vermont State Police.
According to the Berkshire Eagle, State Police activated search and rescue teams after receiving a report from the Federal Aviation Administration at 5:56 p.m. Sunday that an aircraft had been lost in the vicinity of Bald Mountain. Preliminary information from the FAA indicates that the plane left from Burlington International Airport en route to Waterbury-Oxford Airport in Oxford, Connecticut.
According to the Vermont Agency of Transportation, the plane was not schedule to make any stops in Vermont. Weather conditions were good according to the National Weather Service.
The pilot has not been identified. State and local officials are working jointly with the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board to support and assist with the investigation and recovery efforts.