Details emerge about Virginia plane crash that killed 23-year-old flight instructor and injured student pilot

An investigation at a Virginia airport has revealed that a student pilot was flying a small plane when it crashed, killing the flight instructor

killing the flight instructor, Virginia State Police said in a statement Friday

The crash occurred upon takeoff Thursday afternoon at the Newport News-Williamsburg Airport.

The single-engine Cessna 172 was piloted by Oluwagbohunmi Ayomide Oyebode

Oyebode tried to pull the craft up at too steep of an angle

That caused the engine to stall in the air, and the aircraft crashed. It had reached an altitude of about 100 feet.

suffered serious injuries and was taken to a hospital

The flight instructor who died was Viktoria Theresie Izabelle Ljungman, 23, of Williamsburg