VSP identifies 74-year-old man as pilot in deadly crash in Carroll County



Virginia State Police has identified the pilot who was killed in a plane crash in Carroll County.

Authorities have identified the victim as 74-year-old Caleb A. Glick, of Hillsville, Virginia.

We’re told Glick was the only person onboard at the time of the crash.


A pilot is dead after he was found with his aircraft on Tuesday.

The plane was originally reported missing on Monday.

Authorities said the pilot and the aircraft were found in the 600 block of Little Bit Road near Hillsville. When authorities found the wreckage, the pilot was found dead.

Officials are working on notifying family, and the FAA and the NTSB have been notified. The crash remains under investigation.


Virginia State Police and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management are searching for a missing aircraft.

Officials say the small, privately-owned plane was scheduled to arrive at the Burlington Alamance Regional Aircraft in North Carolina but hasn’t yet.

We’re told the plane departed from the Hillsville-Twin County Airport in Virginia Monday afternoon.

The search began near the Carroll County and Patrick County line Monday night and resumed Tuesday morning. Officials have been searching by air and on ground.

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