Endicott, NY (June 19, 2019) – A plane crash that occurred Monday morning, June 17th, sadly left one person dead at the scene. The incident took place at 11:18 a.m. in the vicinity of the Tri-Cities Airport, according to police.
Authorities have stated that the pilot of a single-engine airplane, identified as 77-year-old Russell Darrow, of Brackney, PA, had been flying near the aforementioned location when the plane went down. Police have not stated where Darrow’s plane departed or where it was heading at the time of the crash.
Immediately following the incident, Broome County Sheriff’s employees were summoned to the scene, along with New York State Police. At this time, the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as the National Transportation and Safety Board, are in charge of the investigation in order to determine exactly how the crash happened.
Aviation Accidents in New York
Our sincerest condolences and heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the loved ones of Russell Darrow during this devastating and upsetting time. Although plane crashes and other aviation accidents in New York are relatively uncommon when compared to other transportation accidents, they are typically among the most severe.
Coping with the tragic loss of a loved one is a horrific experience, and it is all but impossible to focus on anything other than grief during such a treacherous time. At Hach & Rose, we have made it our sole duty to help alleviate the immeasurable pain and stress that is inflicted on the victims and loved ones of victims by negligent operators and other entities.
If you have lost a loved one in a sudden and unexpected accident in New York, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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