The accident happened at about 10:25 a.m. Sunday at Trinca Airport in Green Township, Sussex County.
The FAA says a NW-Freedom amateur-built aircraft crashed at the end of the runway.
Only the pilot was on board.
It's not clear if the plane had taken off from that site or if it was headed to the airport when it went down.
The pilot, whose name has not been released, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The FAA is investigating. The NTSB will determine the probable cause of the crash.
Trinca Airport is a public use airport owned by Green Township and located three nautical miles southwest of the central business district of Andover.
|C/n / msn:||122EF51076414|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Location:||Trinca Airport (13N), Green Township, NJ - United States of America|
The aircraft, an experimental Lydzinski built NW-Freedom weight-shift-control (WSC) trike, crashed under unknown circumstances.
Sole pilot onboard died.
|Last Action Date||2016-08-15|
|Airworthiness Date||2016-10-19||Expiration Date||2019-08-31|
|Manufacturer_Name||LESTER LYDZINSKI||Model Name||NW-FREEDOM|
|Registrant Name||LYDZINSKI LESTER||Street||334 COLFAX AVE|
|Registrant City||CLIFTON||Registrant State||NJ|
|Registrant Zip Code||070131794||Country||UNITED STATES|
|Fract Owner||Certificate Issue Date||2016-08-15|
|Status||N-Number Assigned and Registered|
|Serial Number||122EF51076414||Aircraft Type||Weight-shift-control|
|Mode S Code||50561575||Year Mfr||2016|
|Aircraft Category||Land||Builder Certification||Not Type Certificated|
|Number Engines||1||Number Seats||2|
|Aircraft Weight||CLASS 1||Aircraft Cruising Speed||0|
|Airworthiness Classification||Experimental||Approved Operation Codes||Amateur Built|
|Engine Model Name||UNKNOWN ENG||Engine Type||4 Cycle|
|Engine Horsepower/Thrust||0||Fuel Consumed||0.00|
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