HONESDALE, Pa.—The Lackawanna County Coroner says a New York man has died after the small plane he was piloting crashed in northeastern Pennsylvania.

Coroner Tim Rowland tells The Scranton Times-Tribune that 67-year-old Jeffrey Gilbert, of Rock Hill, N.Y., died at Geisinger Community Medical Center just hours after his plane crashed at Cherry Ridge Airport midday Saturday.

The Times-Tribune ( http://bit.ly/IxKX5o) reports Gilbert was flying a Cessna 177, fixed wing single-engine aircraft

Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen says the circumstances of the crash are under investigation.


Information from: The Times-Tribune, http://thetimes-tribune.com/