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LIMINGTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A plane crashed near the runway of the Limington Airport Saturday afternoon. The aircraft was being operated by 52-year-old Clarke Tate in Gray, who died in the accident.

He is described as an experience pilot, and was the only person on the aircraft.

The plane crashed around 4:20 P.M.

According to the FAA, the plane was a single-engine. It went down after departing from the Limington Airport.

The 1942 Culver LFA two-seat aircraft was headed to the Auburn/Lewiston Airport.

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