Police identify pilot killed in NH plane crash
WINCHESTER — Rescue crews have identified the pilot of the plane that crashed in New Hampshire on Thursday.
Police said John Edward Everson, 65, of Dainelson, Connecticut, was found dead by responders at the scene of the crash. No other people appeared to be in the plane at the time.
The Extra 300 aircraft, registered out of Providence, Rhode Island, went down around 11:30 a.m. Thursday.
Witnesses told police that the plane crashed in the vicinity of Upper Snow Road and Scotland Road in Winchester.
Inclement weather prevented rescue crews from reaching the crash site until about 5 p.m.
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating and the National Transportation Safety Board will determine the probable cause of the accident.