Pilot killed in plane crash on Bald Mountain
Police say a Connecticut man is dead after the plane he was flying crashed in Vermont Sunday. Our Ike Bendavid spoke with investigators and a neighbor who heard the plane go down.
Betty Charette of Woodford says she was spending her Sunday afternoon gardening with her husband.
"We were just kind of enjoying the day," she said.
She says planes and cars pass by all the time but something was different Sunday.
"He all of a sudden said, 'Wow, did you hear that low-flying aircraft?' But we didn't actually see it," Charette said.
Police say the twin-engine plane was headed from Burlington to Connecticut when the FAA lost the plane on its radar.
The FAA gave police the last-known coordinates of the plane, which led teams to a trail at Bald Mountain in Woodford. They hiked up about 3 miles, where they located the plane
"The aircraft was 100-150 yards away from where the coordinates were," Vt. State Police Lt. Tom Mozzer said.
Mozzer said they found the pilot dead at the scene. The pilot was identified as Ramsey Sampson Ah-Nee, 31, of Manchester, Connecticut. Police say he had more than five years of experience as a pilot.
Police say Ah-Nee was alone on the plane.
"The flight records that we received word on from the FAA indicated that only one person was on board the aircraft," Mozzer said.
Police say the investigation is still underway.