Deadly Plane Crash in Bradford County

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MONROE TOWNSHIP -- One person is dead after a plane crashed in a wooded area just miles from the airport outside Towanda Wednesday.

The fire chief of Monroe Hose Company says they had to walk through a wooded area to get to the crash site. The plane was still on fire when they got to it.

The coroner says the pilot was killed. Officials have not released the pilot's name at this time.

According to FAA officials, a Zodiac light sport aircraft crashed in a wooded area about two miles east of the Bradford County Airport near Towanda around 11:30 a.m.

The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate what led to the crash.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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