At 9:06 a.m. Wednesday (Aug. 27, 2014), Virginia State Police were notified of a plane crash in the Deerfield community of Augusta County. A crash site has been visually located due to heavy smoke coming from the side of a nearby mountain. State police, with the assistance of the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office, are working to reach the crash site at this time.
There have been no reported injuries on the ground – meaning no local residents have been injured as a result of the crash.
VSP is not confirming the type of aircraft until crews reach the wreckage.