newsvirginia state police investigating minor plane crash in augusta county

Virginia State Police investigating minor plane crash in Augusta County


policecar3At 10:56 a.m., Thursday (July 23), Virginia State Police Sr. Trooper S.A. Simmons responded to a report of a plane crash at the Eagles Nest Airport in Augusta County.

A plane was in the process of taking off when It ended up landing in a field just beyond the runway. There was a pilot and one passenger on board. One of the individuals has been transported to Augusta Health for treatment of minor injuries; the other individual was not injured.

The FAA has been notified. The cause of the crash landing is still under investigation.



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