LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Police say a pilot was not injured when his small plane crashed into a field in northern Virginia.

Virginia State Police say 53-year-old Joseph R. Bryant of Goldendale, Wash. was heading to Georgia after taking off from the Leesburg Executive Airport when weather conditions worsened about an hour into the flight.

Police say Bryant decided to return to Leesburg and experienced engine trouble while approaching the airport. Police say his one-seater airplane crash landed into a nearby field.

Police say Bryant wasn’t injured. The crash remains under investigation.This is a developing story. Stay with 8News online and on air for the latest updates.Never miss another Facebook post from 8NewsFind 8News on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram; send your news tips to iReport8@wric.com.