Deadly plane crash

The Lycoming County Coroner’s Office was called to the scene of a plane crash adjacent to the Antes Fort Airport. According to the Coroner’s report, both individuals in the aircraft died upon impact. The pilot was Douglas Cromley, age 40, of Lewisburg, Pa. The passenger in the plane was identified as David McCormick, 67, from Allenwood, Pa.

The plane was a small experimental craft that had reportedly just left the airport when it crashed just off the runway.

The investigation is continuing by the FAA and NTSB. Autopsies are scheduled for Tuesday, August 13, 2019 in Allentown.

Other agencies responding to the crash site included the Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police, Antes Fort, Nippenose Township, and Jersey Shore Independent Fire Companies. Additional information will be released pending further investigation by investigative agencies.