Weather delays NTSB investigation into Purchase plane crash that killed Dr. Richard Rockefeller

Rockefeller great-grandson dies in plane crash

A member of the prominent Rockefeller family was killed in a small plane crash this morning in Harrison, New York.

The stormy weather has delayed the NTSB's investigation into a single plane crash that left the pilot dead.

Pilot Richard Rockefeller, a doctor and the great-grandson of oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller, was flying back to his home in Maine after celebrating his father's 99th birthday. Minutes after takeoff, the plane went down in a wooded residential area on Cottage Avenue in Purchase. Officials...

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