Thursday, June 8, 2023

Experimental plane crashes in Virginia killing a father and son

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is investigating the crash of an experimental plane near Colonial Beach, Va., that killed a father and son. The accident happened on Wednesday, the NTSB said in a post on Twitter.

At 10:28 a.m. Wednesday, Virginia State Police (VSP) responded to a plane crash in the area of 687 Layton Landing Rd. in Colonial Beach, Va. “A Vans R6 model single-engine plane had crashed in a cornfield near a driveway, then, caught fire,” VSP said in a statement.

The pilot, Logan Edward Woodworth, 28, and his passenger Bruce Edward Woodworth, 57, both of Wilmington, N.C., formerly residents of the Northern Neck, were both confirmed deceased on the scene. No one on the ground was injured.

The crash remains under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration and NTSB.

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