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Power Line May Have Contributed to Plane Crash

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PINEBLUFF — Aviation officials say an encounter with apower line may have contributed to the crash of an ultra-light planeTuesday night in Moore County.

Authorities say the aircraft clipped the power line before falling intoa golf course lake.

The pilot, 38-year-old James Capstaff of Aberdeen was killed in thecrash. His passenger survived with minor injuries.