Family spokesperson says David Rockefeller was an experienced pilot

06/13 Pilot identified

It has been confirmed that Richard Rockefeller, of Maine, is the pilot who has died in the crash. (Credit: News 12 )

The great-grandson of Standard Oil Company founder John D. Rockefeller was killed in a single-engine plane crash in Purchase Friday morning.

Richard Rockefeller was a medical doctor, husband and father of two grown children. The 64-year-old practiced and taught medicine in Portland, Maine until 2000, then remained involved in a number of health-related nonprofits since then.


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