Forest rangers initially headed to Nye Mountain based on coordinates provided by the men. They eventually realized that was the wrong location and the actual crash site was at nearby Big Burn Mountain.
Christopher Smidt said what began as a sightseeing tour around Manhattan turned into a life-threatening situation.
A pilot was injured early Saturday after a small plane crash-short of the Westchester County Airport.
The National Transportation Safety Board said witnesses reported that the single-engine plane was flying slowly and used almost the entire length of the runway at Brookhaven Airport before it took off.
Kimberly Brillo was inside a plane that took off from East Hampton Airport and then crashed after losing power. She said that shortly after takeoff she could tell that there was a problem.
Aviation officials say a small airplane crashed shortly after takeoff at the East Hampton airport on New York’s Long Island, and the two people on-board were taken to a hospital.
Authorities said the small plane went down in a vacant lot.
Graduating students of Farmingdale State College arrived for commencement on Saturday morning. And just steps away was a congratulatory message, mixed with a message of sadness for the two students who died in a plane crash on Wednesday.
Federal investigators hope to figure out what exactly caused the single-engine aircraft to go down Wednesday night.
Two people escaped injury when their small plane crashed at a northern New Jersey airport.
“There was no way we could not do something here. There’s too many people that need to grieve, need to mourn need to celebrate this family,” said co-worker Leanne Pantoliano.
A small airplane clipped a house and crashed in Danbury on Sunday evening, killing the pilot, officials said. A 91-year-old woman was luckily unhurt when the plane crashed in her yard just outsider her kitchen.
It was a tragedy felt well outside the hockey world. Nets coach Avery Johnson was in Russia when a Kontinental Hockey League team’s chartered jet crashed, killing 44 people.
For the Rangers, an already dark summer just became unimaginably worse. New York players struggled to comprehend a shocking loss to their sport after a chartered Russian plane carrying several NHL veterans crashed.
The FAA and NTSB are now both in New Hampton trying to piece together what exactly happened and why.