Man dies after small plane crash

JOHNSTON COUNTY

Officials say 59-year-old Charles Zeira was landing his Ultralight on a private landing strip when the wing got caught and flipped the plane over.

It happened Saturday morning on Tart Town Road off /*Highway 96*/ in Johnston County.

Zeira was stable on his way to /*Wake Med*/, but died an hour after he arrived.

/*Johnston County*/ Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Tammy Amaon says he suffered injuries to his leg and pelvis.

Authorities say a cause of death for Zeigra has not been determined.

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