WARREN COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Peter Maynard, of Berryville, VA, has bee identified as the pilot killed in a Sunday afternoon glider crash in Warren County.
“Pete” Maynard, 65, was killed when a glider aircraft he was operating went down in Front Royal, located in northern Virginia on Sunday afternoon.
The fatal crash occurred at around 1:35 p.m. on the 400 block of Stokes Airport Road in Warren County, according to Virginia State Police.
The glider aircraft was attempting to either land or take off when it collided with several trees, reports WRIC.
Maynard was pronounced dead at the scene.
No one on the ground was injured in the crash, VSP said.
in 2015, Bermuda High Soaring School featured Maynard in a Facebook post:
The FAA and NTSB were notified of the crash, which remains under investigation.
Geo quick facts: Warren County is a U.S. county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The 2010 census places Warren County within the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area with a population of 37,575. The county seat is Front Royal – Wikipedia.