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One killed in Duplin County plane crash

Posted October 5, 2009

— One person was killed in a plane crash on Monday afternoon at the intersection of Edwards Road and Magnolia Mobile Home Park Lane in Duplin County, according to Federal Aviation Administration Kathleen Burgen.

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The RV-6 plane, an experimental aircraft built from a kit, took off from the Wilmington Airport at 12:40 p.m. and crashed into a wooded area a short time later, Burgen said. There was only one person on-board.

The pilot has not been identified. The crash is under investigation.


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  • daisymom Oct 5, 2009

    But God does know who it was, so all you have to do is ask God to help his/her family.

  • Dirty_Water Oct 5, 2009

    Hard to do when you don't who this test pilot was...

  • paginasecunda Oct 5, 2009

    Keep those close to this individual in your thoughts and prayers.