Pilot Dead After Experimental Plane Crash at Oakdale Airport

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OAKDALE -- One person is dead after a plane crash at the Oakdale Airport Saturday around 10:30 a.m.

Local Authorities say the pilot was the sole person on board the aircraft. The pilot did not survive the crash.

When authorities arrived on the scene the small plane was engulfed in flames along with a pick up truck it collided with.

The crash happened in front of the western most hanger on the north side of the runway.

Witnesses say the plane may have experienced engine troubles prior to landing.

The pilot's identity will be released pending notification to the family.

The FAA and NTSB will be investigating this incident.

Stay with FOX40 for updates.

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