May 22, 2010
State police have identified the pilot of a homebuilt aircraft who died in a crash in southeastern Virginia.
Sgt. Michelle Cotton says 80-year-old Herbert Rutter of Hollidaysburg, Pa., died Friday afternoon while trying to land at Wakefield Municipal Airport.
Police identified the aircraft as a Long-EZ, a fuel-efficient, long-range plane. Rutter was the only one in the plane.