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Pa. Pilot Killed in Va. Crash

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.


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