Another fatal small plane crash in S.C., this time on Johns Island (updated)

Image by Kolb Aircraft The Post and Courier reported that this, the Mark III Extra, was the type of plane involved in the crash. A base kit starts at $12,800.

Update April 2:

As promised, here is a link to the The Post and Courier's updated and expanded report on the fatal plane crash that took place on Johns Island Thursday afternoon.

Also worth a view is Live 5 News' report and video that has a lot of photos of the pre-crash aircraft and info on the pilot, John Ratcliffe.

First reporting:

The pilot of a small amateur-built plane is dead after it crashed at the Johns Island Charleston Executive Airport today, April 1.

Multiple briefs abound, but the best reporting thus far can be read at The Post and Courier.

We'll keep you updated with longer reports as they come.

The news comes just two weeks after another small plane accident down in Hilton Head that killed a jogger.

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