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Update on the plane crash in Swift Creek Reservoir

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Crews worked into the night to retrieve the small plane that crashed into the Swift Creek Reservoir Wednesday.

The pilot, the only person on board, survived. An officer on the scene says the 78-year-old pilot reported mechanical failure, and went in for a crash landing close to shore.

The FAA are looking in what exactly what went wrong.

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