Pilot, 85, killed in Shore airport crash

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Authorities say a plane crashed at a Jersey Shore airport, killing one person.

State police say the aircraft went down shortly after 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Woodbine Municipal Airport in Cape May County.

Police say the crash killed the only occupant of the single-engine Mooney M20C fixed-wing aircraft.

Authorities identified the occupant as Wayne Rumble, 85, of Marmora, a certified commercial pilot, according to public records.

The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating.


The Associated Press contributed to this report. 

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