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The single engine Piper was running out of fuel, so pilot Jerome M. Orlando headed for Shannon Airport in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. He didn't make it, though, and instead landed at a gas station lot in Fredericksburg:
The plane then landed in the parking lot of the Wawa, its nose wheel folding back when it hit a curb shortly before 6 a.m., says Stanley. Virginia State Police say a mailbox and a parking sign were the only property damaged on the ground.