WARREN COUNTY, Va. – A man is dead after crashing his plane in northern Virginia Sunday afternoon.
Virginia State Police say the crash occurred at 1:37 p.m. in the 400 block of Stokes Airport Road in Warren County.
Police say a preliminary investigation revealed that a glider aircraft was attempting to land or take off, before colliding with several trees.
The pilot, identified as 65-year-old Peter C. Maynard, of Berryville, Va., was pronounced dead at the scene.
No one on the ground was injured as a result of the crash.
The FAA and NTSB have been notified of the crash.
The crash remains under investigation.