Police: NJ man killed in Vermont plane crash

(AP) - The Federal Aviation Administration says the pilot of a small plane was killed when his aircraft hit amountain near Bennington. FAA spokesman Jim Peters says the wreckage of the Cessna 172 wasfound

News 12 Staff

Oct 27, 2009, 12:18 AM

Updated 5,325 days ago

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Police: NJ man killed in Vermont plane crash
(AP) - The Federal Aviation Administration says the pilot of a small plane was killed when his aircraft hit amountain near Bennington.
FAA spokesman Jim Peters says the wreckage of the Cessna 172 wasfound by a hiker Monday morning. He says it will take investigatorsseveral hours to reach the crash site.
Bennington police identified the pilot as Chaim Weiss of WestMilford, N.J. His age was listed as "mid-50s."
Peters says the plane departed Sunday from Greenwood LakeAirport in Milford, N.J., for what was expected to be two-hourflight.
Witnesses in Vermont reported the crash just after 7 p.m. onSunday.
The FAA is investigating the cause of the crash.


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