Wakefield, VA Homebuilt Plane Crash, May 2010

Pa. Pilot Killed In Va. Crash,

Friday May 21 2010

WAKEFIELD, Va. State police have identified the pilot of a homebuilt aircraft who died in a crash in southeastern Virginia.

Sgt. Michelle Cotton says 80-year-old Herbert Rutter of Hollidaysburg, Penn., died Friday afternoon while trying to land at Wakefield Municipal Airport.

Police identified the aircraft as a Long-EZ, a fuel-efficient, long-range plane. Rutter was the only one in the plane.