Here is some updated information on the plane crash story below.
The pilot of the crashed plane, James Caswell, 22 of Lake Ariel, PA, was airlifted to Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown. Mr. Caswell suffers from a broken leg and bruises. There were no other passengers on board.
The rented plane took off from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport in Avoca and flew to Lancaster. Caswell was returning to Avoca when the single-engine, fixed-wing Piper aircraft crashed near Benton, PA, Sunday evening around 9 p.m. The plane was rented from FBO Air WB Leasing, Inc., located at Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport.
Fortunately, Caswell was able to reach help by using his cell phone after crashing.