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Single engine plane crashes in Suffolk

Single engine plane crashes in Suffolk
Posted at 8:51 PM, Jul 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-24 11:33:39-04

SUFFOLK, Va. - Virginia State Police and Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to a plane crash Saturday night.

According to Virginia State Police, a fixed-wing, single engine Piper aircraft crashed near the intersection of South Cherrygrove Road and Greenway Road in Suffolk.

The call for the plane crash came in just before 8 p.m.

VSP says the pilot, Robert Gray Jr., suffered no injuries.

He was attempting to land the plan on a grass runway but lost control, causing the plane to run off the runway and hit several trees.

The FAA has been notified.

News 3 has a crew headed to the scene, look for more updates on this developing story on News 3 at 11.