Pilot of Plane Headed to Hanover Dies in Crash

The pilot was killed Friday morning when a single-engine plane crashed in a Halifax County field, authorities said.

The Cessna 182 was headed to the Halifax-Northampton Regional Airport at about 10 a.m. when the pilot reported engine problems, according to the
Federal Aviation Administration. The plane crashed off Andrew Hale Road near  Littleton, about 5 miles southwest of the airport.

No one else was aboard the plane, authorities said.

Halifax County authorities and FAA investigators were investigating.

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