Pilot Dead After Plane Crashes in Delaware

Around 9:35 p.m., members of the Little Creek Volunteer Fire Company located the wreckage in Dover.

By David Chang
|  Sunday, Jan 13, 2013  |  Updated 11:14 PM EDT
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Pilot Dead After Plane Crashes in Delaware

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Officials with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are currently investigating the accident.

A pilot is dead after a plane crashed in Delaware.

Officials say a single engine fixed wing plane vanished off radar after an emergency call was placed to the control tower on the Dover Air Force Base. It happened Sunday around 7:10 p.m. near Bayside Drive and North Little Creek Road in Little Creek, Delaware.

Around 9:35 p.m., members of the Little Creek Volunteer Fire Company located the wreckage in Dover. They also found the body of the plane's pilot who was the only occupant.

Officials with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are currently investigating the accident.

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