Man injured Saturday in plane crash on North Liberty Spring Road

Published 6:40 pm Saturday, June 17, 2023

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Virginia State Police are investigating a plane crash that occurred about 2:51 p.m. Saturday at 591 N. Liberty Spring Road.

The male pilot and owner of the plane, Charles Robert Walker Jr., of Edenton, N.C., suffered non-life threatening injuries, according to Sgt. Michelle Anaya of the VSP Chesapeake Division.

Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to the call and is reporting that the man was pinned in the crash, according to a post on its Facebook page. Fire & Rescue extricated the man, who was transported to a local hospital by Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance.

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Sgt. Anaya said that either the FAA or NTSB responded to the scene.

Information on the cause of the crash or where the plane took off was not available.