The Cessna 310 was found in a densely wooded area in Caraquet around 11 a.m. on December 16.
The body of a man was located inside the wreckage. Although his identity has not been confirmed, the pilot was the only known occupant of the aircraft.
The aircraft was en route from Saint-Hubert, Que. to Pokemouche, N.B.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.