Glynn Co. Police identify St. Simons Island plane crash victim

1 dead after plane crash on St. Simons Island

GLYNN COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - Glynn County Police have identified the sole occupant of a single-engine Cessna plane that crashed on St. Simon’s Island as 80-year-old Roger Crane of Bluffton.

The plane crashed on the north end of Saint Simons Island on Saturday morning.

At around 9:30 AM authorities and fire personnel responded to reports of a single-engine plane that crashed into a wooded area off of Sinclair Plantation Road. The FAA says the airplane, a Cessna C182, was traveling from Savannah International Airport to Saint Simons Island. Glynn County Police Department have confirmed that the pilot has died.

“Although the plane is designed for 4 passengers, we have no information that leads us to believe that anyone was present on the plane besides the pilot,” said Brian Scott with Glynn County Police.

According to authorities, no homes or bystanders were impacted.

The FAA and NTSB were notified after the crash.

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