Police investigate plane crash

Published 10:32 pm Saturday, July 22, 2017

Virginia State Police is investigating a plane crash in southern Suffolk.

The crash was reported at 7:54 p.m. in the 1500 block of Cherry Grove Road, city spokesman Tim Kelley said. It happened near the intersection with Greenway Road south of Whaleyville.

Suffolk Fire & Rescue reported there were no injuries, Kelley added.

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Virginia State Police Sgt. Michelle Anaya said two state troopers responded to the scene to find a fixed-wing, single-engine Piper aircraft in an open field near the road.

The Federal Aviation Administration has been notified, Anaya stated. No further information was available Saturday evening.