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Police: Small plane crashes at Danville airport

Friday - 8/30/2013, 4:29pm  ET

DANVILLE, Va. - Virginia State Police say a small plane has crashed and burned at a municipal airport.

Police said in a news release that the crash Thursday evening at the Danville municipal airport involved a "small aircraft" and that the pilot is the only person believed to be on board at the time. The release said police did not have information on possible injuries to the pilot.

Local news media quoted the Danville Fire Department as saying the pilot was killed. The fire department did not immediately respond to a request for comment late Thursday.

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