One dead in plane crash in Wakefield

SUSSEX, VA (WWBT) - We have learned one person is dead tonight after a small plane crash in Sussex County.

The FAA says the aircraft was experimental.

We're told the pilot was attempting to land at the Wakefield Municipal Airport. That is just off Route 460.

Emergency crews arrived on scene at around 3:15 this afternoon.

Police have not released the pilot's identity. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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