Two injured in crash of small plane near Valley airport

Published: Apr. 12, 2021 at 7:57 PM EDT
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WEYERS CAVE, Va. (WHSV) — A small plane crashed near Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport, or SHD, Monday night.

First responders were on the scene along a stretch of Little Run Road which runs parallel to the airport in Weyers Cave.

Virginia State Police said at least two people were injured just after 7 p.m. when a small, private plane with a pilot and a passenger were on board doing touch-and-go landings at the airport when it crashed into a woodline just outside the airport’s property.

Both people on-board were taken to Sentara RMH for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, according to Virginia State Police.

The FAA and NTSB have been notified. The crash remains under investigation.

A spokesperson with SHD said the plane was not based at the airport.

This is a developing story. Stay with WHSV for updates.