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Sat Aug 13, 2016, 06:31 AM


6 Killed in Plane Crash at Shannon Airport in Virginia

Source: NBC Washington DC

Six people are dead after a plane crashed at an airport near Fredericksburg, Virginia, state police say.

The small plane crashed into the woods near the end of the runway at Shannon Airport Friday afternoon. Shannon Airport is located about five miles from downtown Fredericksburg.

Virginia State Police said the plane was trying to land at the airport when it came to the end of the runway and pulled back up. The plane made it beyond the railroad tracks at the end of the airport property, banked left and struck the tree line.

The plane immediately caught fire when it crashed in the trees and was so badly burned that responders to the crash could hardly see the plane's tail number, making it hard to identify the aircraft.

Read more: http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Plane-Crash-Reported-at-Shannon-Airport-in-Va-390003341.html

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Sat Aug 13, 2016, 05:12 PM

1. Holy damn...

We had a similar crash in Chesapeake last year

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