BERLIN, Md. (WMAR) - Officials in Worcester County are trying to figure out what caused a deadly plane crash that killed 23-year-old Garett Colona of Rhodesdale.
Maryland State Police and the National Transportation safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration are all trying to figure out exactly what happened just before 11:00 a.m. this morning prior to the crash.
Colona was the sole occupant of the banner plane at the time of the crash. He was killed in the crash at the Bunting Airport. The plane was identified as a Piper Super Cub.
Witnesses reported seeing the plane having engine trouble after dropping an advertising banner. Witnesses also said that the plane's wing appeared to have struck a large tree before crashing to the ground.
The cause of the crash is still unknown at this time.
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