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Pilot, Passenger Unhurt in Small Plane Crash in Virginia

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Tuesday afternoon's plane crash scene in Melfa. (Photo: Virginia State Police) Tuesday afternoon's plane crash scene in Melfa. (Photo: Virginia State Police)
Tuesday afternoon's plane crash scene in Melfa. (Photo: Virginia State Police) Tuesday afternoon's plane crash scene in Melfa. (Photo: Virginia State Police)

MELFA, Va. (AP/WBOC)- Virginia State Police say a pilot and passenger were uninjured when a small plane crashed and caught fire at the Accomack County Airport in Melfa.
    
The crash occurred shortly after 3 p.m. Tuesday as the pilot attempted to land. The plane went off the runway and caught fire when it struck a storage shed and light pole.
    
State Police spokeswoman Michelle Anaya says the pilot and passenger got out of the plane unharmed. Their names were not immediately released.

The crash remains under investigation. 

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