Officials say around 6:00 p.m. the FAA contacted Vermont State Police after losing radar confirmation with Ah-Nee’s aircraft.
Around 1:00 a.m. the following morning, search and rescue teams located the aircraft and Ah-Nee’s body at the crash site in a heavily wooded area.
Ah-Nee was believed to be the sole occupant of the aircraft.
Officials say he was an experienced pilot with more than five years of aviation experience.
The crash remains under investigation.