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Maryland Father And Son Die In Experimental Plane Crash

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A father and son from Maryland died after their experimental plane crashed over the weekend in Virginia, reports the Associated Press.

A Virginia State Police spokeswoman said 73-year-old Berry Newgent of Davidsonville, Md. and his 51-year-old son, Thomas of Westminister, Md. died when the experimental plane they were in crashed Saturday.

Berry Newgent was piloting the plane. Investigators say the plane attempted to land several times at the Suffolk Executive Airport before crashing in a field nearby.

Federal aviation officials are investigating the cause of the crash.

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