Plane Crashes Near Airport in Marshall County


Officials in Marshall County say a small plane crashed around 1:00 p.m. Thursday.

Marshall County EMA Director Tom Hart says the pilot was flying from Michigan to Virginia and was planning to stop and fuel the plane.

According to Marshall County Sheriff Kevin Cecil, the pilot tried to land at the Marshall County airport on Robert’s Ridge when a wind gust lifted the plane and caused it to land in a small ravine.

The pilot suffered injuries but refused treatment.

Officials say the light duty, small single pilot plane was a total loss.

Officials are continuing the investigation.

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