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Orange: Virginia State Police Release Names In Fatal Plane Crash

Photos via VSP: Two people were killed in this plane crash in Orange County, Virginia on Tuesday - May 24, 2016. [1]

Photos via VSP: Two people were killed in this plane crash in Orange County, Virginia on Tuesday – May 24, 2016.

Tinder Lane
Orange County, VA

Virginia State Police released the following information this Wednesday – May 25, 2016 regarding the fatal plane crash in Orange County.

“At 4:31 p.m. Tuesday (May 24, 2016), Virginia State Police were notified of a plane crash in the 1,000 block of Tinder Lane in Orange County. The plane was a 2007 Jihlavan KP 5 ASA, fixed-wing, single-engine aircraft, and was classified as experimental.

The crash location was at the at the intersection of Tinder Lane and Ridge Field Lane (both are private roads) located in a rural section of Orange County near Mine Run.”

There were two confirmed fatalities: the pilot, Charles Neal Caldwell, 57, of Apopka, Florida, and passenger as John Joseph Quinn Jr., 81, of Culpeper, Virginia.  [2]

There were two confirmed fatalities: the pilot, Charles Neal Caldwell, 57, of Apopka, Florida, and passenger as John Joseph Quinn Jr., 81, of Culpeper, Virginia.

The Virginia State Police along with the Medical Examiner’s Office, NTSB and FAA are investigating the incident to determine the causative factors that lead to the crash.