BRANDY STATION, VA -- The pilot of a small plane has died after a private plane crash near the Culpeper Regional Airport on Friday night.
The pilot, Jon S. Thocker of Cincinnati, Ohio, died at the scene when his RVA Homebuilt aircraft crashed in a field in the 12500 block of Beverly Ford Road in Brandy Station, Va. at around 8:10 p.m. He had been conducting aerodynamic maneuvers, police said.
Sky9 was over the scene around 9:15 p.m. where a small plane could be seen surrounded by emergency vehicles.
Thocker was the plane's only occupant.
The FAA and NTSB responded to the scene.
No one on the ground was injured as a result of the crash.
The Culpeper Air Fest is scheduled to take place in the area on Saturday. On Friday night, the air show announced that an aerobatic act experienced an accident during the night portion of the show.