A single-engine plane crashed into an unoccupied house in Lincoln County, North Carolina, killing the pilot. The crash occurred on Friday afternoon, and no one else was injured in the incident.
The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed that the pilot was the only person on board the aircraft at the time of the crash. The plane had departed from a nearby airport before it went down.
Local officials are working with the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate the cause of the crash. The NTSB is responsible for determining the circumstances that led to the fatal accident.
The identity of the pilot has not been released to the public, pending notification of their next of kin. The FAA will also be conducting their own investigation into the crash to determine whether there were any mechanical failures or other issues that may have contributed to the tragedy.
The crash left a significant impact on the community, and the investigation is still ongoing to determine the root cause of this unfortunate event.