BRIGHTON, Colo.(WIVB) – A Southern Tier native has died in a single engine plane crash just outside of Denver, Colorado.
According to Denver media reports the pilot was Cassadaga native, Wade Howard Tefft, 41, an experienced pilot.
Tefft was a pilot for Mountain Aviation Private Jet Charter.
His single engine plane was spotted by residents as experiencing engine trouble shortly before the crash on Sunday morning. However, the exact cause of the crash is not known.
The Jamestown Post Journal reports that Tefft attended Cassadaga Valley Central School and friends have been sharing their grief on the Class of ’91 Facebook page.