HALIFAX COUNTY -

A pilot was killed in a plane crash in Halifax County Friday, investigators said.

ABC-affiliate WTVD reports that the Cessna 182Q crashed into a field near the Halifax-Northampton Regional Airport.

The FAA told WTVD the pilot reported engine problems at about 10 a.m. and was diverting to Halifax when the aircraft went down. The Cessna was en route to the Hanover County Municipal Airport in Richmond, Va.

The identity of the deceased pilot has not been released. The FAA is investigating.

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