Report of plane crash signals big response, but finds no wreckage

Jackie Nunnery

by Jackie Nunnery
KILMARNOCK—The 911 call came in around 11 a.m. on Monday, July 25, with a report of a small aircraft in a nose dive with smoke coming out of the back. It brought out first responders and/or equipment from Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department (KVFD), Upper Lancaster Volunteer Rescue Squad, Kilmarnock-Lancaster Volunteer Rescue Squad, Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, Northumberland County Sheriff’s Office and Virginia State Police (VSP).

The search began on foot and drone, but when those efforts failed to find any smoke, plane debris or broken tree limbs, Forest Cameron, a fish spotter with Frederick Rogers’ Reedville Bait Company, piloted a small craft, coordinating a larger search area with Lt. Justin Cammarata of the KVFD. Along with a helicopter from VSP, the search covered….

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