4 adults, 1 juvenile killed in Virginia plane crash

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A mini pitchy collapsed successful Virginia Sunday, sidesplitting each 4 adults and 1 juvenile onboard, authorities constabulary said.

The twin-engine IAI Astra 1125 craft collapsed astir 3 p.m. Sunday adjacent Ingalls Field Airport successful Hot Springs, Virginia, according to nan Federal Aviation Administration.

The backstage pitchy caught occurrence connected effect aft crashing successful nan wooded area of nan 6200 artifact of Airport Road, authorities constabulary said.

"At this time, it appears location were 4 adults and 1 juvenile onboard nan aircraft. All five, which includes nan pilot, died astatine nan scene," nan Virginia State Police said successful a connection to NBC News.

The National Transportation Safety Board, nan Federal Aviation Administration and Virginia State Police are moving to corroborate nan formation way of nan level and place nan victims.

The investigation into nan clang is ongoing.

Katherine Itoh

Katherine Itoh is simply a news subordinate for NBC News.