Pilot dies in small plane crash near airport - WLTZ 38 | Columbus Georgia Regional News & Community

Pilot dies in small plane crash near airport

Posted: Updated:
Topping, VA (WTVR) - A pilot is dead and a passenger badly hurt after a small plane crash in Virginia.

It happened Sunday in Topping, outside of Richmond.

Authorities say a 1968 model Cessna went down close to a rural airport.

A witness said he heard the plane making a rattling noise and moving erratically just before it went down.

The male pilot was declared dead at the crash site.

A female passenger was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

Officials say several witnesses rushed to the scene to help free her from the wreckage.

Powered by WorldNow
Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WLTZ. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.