Ryan Lee McCall, 16, died after his plane crashed in Orange, Virginia

Modified Date: 
Wed, 06/29/2016 - 3:31pm
Accident Date: 
Sunday, March 29, 2015

Spotsylvania teen killed in plane crash

State police said the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are working with law enforcement to determine the cause of the crash.

Teen pilot killed in small plane crash in Orange County

State police say the plane was owned by William Rushing III of Springfield.

Virginia teen killed in plane crash

A family is now mourning the loss of a 16-year-old who died in a plane crash Sunday morning in a field just east of the Orange County airport.

High School Copes With Two Tragedies in One Week

Family and friends of Ryan McCall gathered Thursday night for the 16-year-old's viewing. The Riverbend High School sophomore was killed Sunday in a single-engine plane crash.

Witnesses saw smoke or exhaust before Va. plane crash that killed 16-year-old pilot

The flight school's owner told investigators that the pilot appeared to initiate a left turn that was earlier than customary.

NTSB releases probable cause of plane crash that killed Spotsylvania student

A 16-year-old Spotsylvania County student’s “failure to maintain adequate airspeed” after takeoff caused an aerodynamic stall that led to the crash that killed him, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.

16-year-old pilot Ryan Lee McCall, has died after the plane he was flying crashed Sunday morning. McCall was flying alone at the time of the incident and was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. Authorities are currently investigating the cause of the crash. 
People Involved: 
Ryan Lee McCall
City: 
Orange, VA

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