POSTED: Tuesday, November 29, 2011 - 8:00pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, November 29, 2011 - 9:44pm
New Orleans, La (WDSU) —
A pilot is dead and his passenger is hospitalized after a plane crash at Lakefront Airport.
Gary Flot, of the New Orleans Police Department, said the plane ran off the runway about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Paramedics said the passenger is in stable condition at a local hospital. The pilot was pronounced dead at the Louisiana State University Trauma Center.
Police have not released the identities of the pilot or the passenger. Investigators are still trying to determine what caused the crash. No other details have been released.