Pilot Dies In South Carolina Plane Crash
July 20, 2010 at 11:24 AM by AHN · Hansen Sinclair – AHN News Reporter
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, United States (AHN) – According to the FAA, an experimental aircraft crashed Monday near Charleston, South Carolina. The aircraft was registered to Bogco Aviation Inc., a Delaware-based company.
The airplane, a fixed-wing Comp Air 8, was on its way to Mount Pleasant, S.C., from Merritt Island, Florida, when it crashed into a marsh near the runway at East Cooper Regional Airport and burst into flames, according to reports.
Authorities have not identified the pilot of the airplane as of yet.
The last contact officials had with the pilot was when he radioed to say he had the airport in site, according to air traffic control officials.
Firefighters had to extinguish the blaze from the water because of where the plane went down.
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