Names of the victims were not available Monday night and few other details were available.
Aviation Safety Network reported that the aircraft, a 1961 Cessna 182D Skylane fixed wing, flipped upside down on the runway causing serious injuries to the pilot and one passenger.
Late Monday night, the pilot, said to be well-known in Virgin Islands aviation circles, died of his injuries. The other passenger was reported to be undergoing extensive medical treatment at a Puerto Rico hospital.
The flight had reportedly departed from the Cyril E. King Airport. The aircraft’s tail number is N9021X.