Great-grandson of John D. Rockefeller dies in plane crash

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY (WFLX) - The great-grandson of oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller has died in a small plane crash. It happened Friday morning in Westchester County, New York.

Officials say Richard Rockefeller was piloting his single-engine turbo prop plane when it crashed shortly after takeoff. Rockefeller was the only person on board.

The 64-year-old father of two was an experienced pilot and medical doctor.

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