Maryland Father and Son Identified as Virginia Plane Crash Victims

Plane attempted to land several times at the Suffolk Executive Airport before crashing in a field

Monday, May 6, 2013  |  Updated 7:51 AM EDT
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State Police have identified two men killed in a crash involving an experimental plane as a father and son from Maryland.

The victims of Saturday's crash were 73-year-old Berry Raymond Newgent of Davidsonville, Md., and his 51-year-old son, Thomas Berry Newgent of Westminister, Md., authorities said.

Berry Newgent was piloting the plane. He attempted to land several times at the Suffolk Executive Airport before crashing in a field near the Southside Trailer Park, authorities said.

Federal aviation officials are investigating the cause of the crash.

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