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Pilot Dies


October 16, 2006

The pilot whose plane crashed Saturday at an air show in Culpeper has died.

County officials say Nancy Lynn died Saturday night at UVa Medical Center here in Charlottesville.

Her plane went down during an aerobatic performance at Culpeper air fest. It happened after performing multiple rolls. The plane slammed into grass on the north side of the runway and burst into flames.

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the cause of the crash.

Lynn was fifty years old.


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