Pilot Andy Travnicek has died in a fatal Avoca, Luverne County plane crash that occurred at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport on Friday, August 20, 2021. Andy was attending The Great Pocono Raceway Airshow in Pennsylvania.
The plane, a North American SNJ2, crashed at the airport soon after take-off from Runway 4 at about 12:30 p.m. It fell onto the north side of Runway 28 and burst into flames. No one else was injured.
The FAA continues its investigation.