One reported dead in Mount Pleasant plane crash (update: preliminary report)

Update July 26: The Post and Courier has received a preliminary copy of the crash report and has some details about the crash and the performance of the pilot who died in the crash; read it here.

Update later afternoon: The Post and Courier has updated their story with some background on the pilot and his name.

Update July 20: Officials have still not released the name of the man killed in the crash at the Mount Pleasant airport, Live 5 News reports that as of this morning the coroner is still working to identify the man.

The Post and Courier has some of the best reporting on the little information known about the crash of the single-engine experimental Comp Air 8 plane; read their report here.

The site has a photo of the plane before the crash.

The last small aircraft crash in the lowcountry came in April when a man died near the Johns Island Executive Airport, two weeks before that another experimental plane crash landed on a Hilton Head beach killing a jogger.

First reporting: Less than one hour ago, a small-engine plane crashed at Mount Pleasant Regional Airport and one person on the aircraft has been confirmed dead.

There are very few details out there regarding the accident, but we recommend following along with Andy Paras' live tweets as well as the continuing coverage from The Post and Courier

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