A Bronx man died Monday when the plane he was piloting crashed into a Maryland home, authorities said.
Gordon Allen, 61, was flying a Grumman American AA-5A when it struck the home about 3 p.m., just three miles south of the College Park Airport where the flight originated, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
No one else was hurt, and the cause of the crash is under investigation, authorities said.
Kevin Deutsch is a Staff Writer for Bronx Justice News covering the criminal justice system, drugs, and DNA use by law enforcement. An award-winning journalist, Deutsch is the author of the true crime books "Pill City" and "The Triangle." He has worked on staff at the Daily News, Miami Herald, Newsday, The Palm Beach Post, and The Riverdale Press. His work has also appeared in Newsweek, Columbia Journalism Review, The New York Times, The Village Voice, The Forward, The Independent, Huffington Post, Orlando Sentinel, and the New York Post, among other publications. His numerous television appearances include spots on CNN, MSNBC, and C-SPAN's BookTV. He has also been featured in The New Yorker. A Bronx resident, Deutsch hosts the true crime podcast "A Dark Turn" on the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network.