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Pilot killed in Middlesex plane crash identified

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Posted at 3:50 PM, Jan 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-15 06:19:50-05

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UPDATE: The pilot has been identified as Gilbert Dennis Gregory, of the 14000 block of George Washington Highway, Glenns, VA. 

Middlesex, Va. – A person has died in a plane crash in Middlesex County.

State police are now on the scene.

Police received a call at around 2:08 p.m. from someone who told them they saw a plane crash.

At around 2:58 p.m., State Police found an ultra light aircraft with an unknown person.

Officials say the ultralight aircraft contains a ballistic type cylinder that was supposed to deploy a parachute.

The device did not do that before the crash and officers called the bomb/arson team to deploy it to make sure the scene is safe.

No other details have been released.