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Pilot Who Wanted To Fly Here Wrecks Plane

Pilot Who Wanted To Fly Here Wrecks Plane

A Shenandoah Valley man who wanted to fly from Florida to Charlottesville ended his flight Monday near Fredericksburg. State Police say 33-year-old Jerome Matthew Orlando of Rockingham County was urged to go to the airport that serves Fredericksburg, because we had┬átoo much fog Monday morning in our area. Orlando found his rented plane was running low on fuel, so he landed in a field next to a Wawa gas station that’s adjacent to the Shannon Airport runway. Police say he wrecked the 45-year-old plane he was renting, but he had┬áno injuries.