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Greensboro man dies in crash at Elkin airport

ELKIN, N.C. (AP) -- A Greensboro man died in a small plane crash at the Elkin Municipal Airport, not far from where six people died in a plane crash last week. Surry County emergency services director John Shelton identified the pilot as 64-year-old Lawrence Darrell Proctor. Elkin Airport Director Sandy Shore said the experimental two-seater crashed around 4:15 p.m. Sunday. He said it was one of three planes that flew to the airport and was circling to wave to friends on the ground after takeoff. The other two planes landed safely. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Warren Woodberry said the cause of the crash wasn't known. Six people died Friday in a crash about 25 miles away at the Mount Airy airport. (Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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