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NTSB Issues Preliminary Report on Cause of Bradford County Airplane Crash

A preliminary report was released by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Thursday about the fatal plane crash in Bradford County that happened last month.Authorities said Scott Wilcox crashed a single-engine Zodiac plane approximately three miles from the Bradford County Airport. Officials said the plane crashed about one minute after Wilcox took off. He…

Pilot Identified in Bradford County Airplane Crash

Officials are now ready to announce the identity and autopsy results of the pilot who was killed in a plane crash in Towanda last Wednesday morning.Scott Wilcox was the only person on board. The Bradford County Coroner says they were able to rule out any medical emergency, so it’s still unclear what caused the Zodiac…

NTSB Provides Update on Bradford County Airplane Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board held a news conference Thursday afternoon to provide an update on the airplane crash at the Bradford County Airport. The single engine Zodiac was in the air for only about a minute before it crashed. The pilot was the only person on board and has still not been identified. The…

FAA Investigating Fatal Airplane Crash in Towanda

There is one reported fatality in an airplane crash near the Bradford County Airport in Towanda. The crash occurred shortly after 11:00 AM Wednesday. The FAA reports that the plane was a Zodiac light sport aircraft and that it crashed into a wooded area 2 miles east of the airport with only the pilot on…

Towanda woman killed in Chemung County crash

A Bradford County woman was killed in a crash in the Town of Southport Monday. The Chemung County Sheriff’s Office says 60-year-old Mary New of Towanda was riding in a car driven by 53-year-old Douglas Golden. It was struck in the side by an SUV driven by 33-year-old Christopher Slater of Elmira while trying to…

1 dead, 3 injured in Towanda crash

Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a crash that killed one person and injured three others on Route 220 in Towanda Saturday. Troopers say it started around 6:30pm when a woman attempted to cross the northbound lane of 220 to enter her driveway and was struck head-on by a vehicle driven by 60-year-old Thomas Cox. The…

$10,000 being given to every Bradford County fire and EMS department

For the 3rd year in a row, the Bradford County government is donating $10,000 to every fire department and ambulance service in the county. The money comes from impact fees of natural gas drilling. The Bradford County government does not place restrictions on how the money can be used by the emergency services.   In…

Towanda to begin phase one of new parking garage construction

Phase one in building a new municipal parking garage is expected to begin this week in Towanda. The first phase of the project is to relocate the Flying Cow Bakery and Café closer to the Merrill Parkway. This will allow for the room needed to construct the new parking garage. The new garage is expected…