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Body Of Pilot Who Crashed In Croatan Sound Recovered

7:16 PM, Jan 14, 2013   |    comments
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MANTEO, NC-- Rescue personnel have located the body of a pilot whose plane went down in Croatan Sound.

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Dive teams, including one from Chicamacomico Banks Fire Department, located the submerged plane and a body on Monday.

Authorities have not yet released the pilot's name. WITN-TV reported that Dare County Regional Airport Director Robert Benson said the pilot landed just short of the airfield in foggy conditions Sunday.

Rescuers were able to pull a female passenger from the water. She was taken to Outer Banks Hospital. Her name has not been released.

Click on WNCT to see more.

AP

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