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Pilot dies following plane crash in Niagara County

Updated: 07/20/2014 10:39 AM
Created: 07/20/2014 10:20 AM WHEC.com

A 78-year-old man has died following a plane crash two weeks ago at an airport in Niagara County.

 

According to our affiliate WGRZ, deputies say pilot John Schnabel died as a result of his injuries at Erie County Medical Center on Wednesday.

 

Schnabel crashed his small plane just after taking off on Saturday, July 5 at Royalton Airport in Gasport. The cause of the crash has not yet been released.

 





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