GREEN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The pilot of a small plane was killed when the aircraft crashed at an airport in Sussex County, New Jersey Sunday morning.

The NW-Freedom amateur-built aircraft crashed at the end of the runway at Trinca Airport in Green Township just before 10:30 a.m., according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

The pilot was pronounced dead on the scene, according to New Jersey State Police.

No passengers were on board at the time of the crash.

The National Transportation Safety Board will determine the cause of the crash, which remains under investigation by the FAA.

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