Pilot from Pa. dies in crash of small plane in Va.

August 27, 2012 3:32:10 AM PDT
Authorities are investigating the crash of a small plane in Rockingham County that killed the pilot.

Virginia State Police say 50-year-old Brian Forrest Hall of Pittsburgh was the only person on the plane. The 1975 single-engine fixed-wing Beechcraft crashed around 11:30 a.m. Sunday in the George Washington National Forest near the Rockingham-Augusta county line.

State police say the plane was traveling from Wilmington, N.C., to the Harrisonburg area when it crashed.

State police, the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating.


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