Information reaching Ngnews247, the Fuquay-Varina Police Department has identified the co-pilot as Raleigh native Charles Hew Crooks, 23.
When did the incident happen?
According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the incident happened just before 3 p.m. According to both accounts, Crooks and the other co-pilot were the only two individuals in the aircraft when it took off.
The report stated that the unnamed surviving pilot was the only person in the aircraft at the time of landing. According to reports, the pilot was taken to a nearby hospital after suffering minor injuries.
How did Charles Hew Crooks die?
When the plane took off, there were two individuals on board; however, when it landed, only the pilot was present, according to a spokeswoman for the airport who talked to CNN affiliate WRAL. On Friday, no update on the pilot’s health was given.
Just before 7 o’clock in the evening, the body of the man thought to be the co-pilot was found in Fuquay-Varina, according to Darshan Patel of Wake County emergency management.
Charles Hew Crooks Cause of Death
Authorities say they have found the remains of a guy who reportedly left an aeroplane mid-flight on Friday during an emergency landing close to Raleigh, North Carolina.
A twin-engine CASA CN-212 Aviocar made a grass landing at Raleigh-Durham International Airport around 2:40 p.m. ET, according to a statement from the Federal Aviation Administration. (NGNEWS247.COM)