Virginia Plane Crash Kills 4 Adults, 1 Juvenile

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OAN’s James Meyers
1:58 PM -Monday, March 11, 2024

A small plane crash in Virginia killed four adults and one juvenile onboard on Sunday. 


According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the twin-engine IAI Astra 1125 aircraft crashed around 3 p.m. near Ingalls Field Airport in Hot Springs, Virginia. 

“At this time, it appears there were four adults and one juvenile onboard the aircraft. All five, which includes the pilot, died at the scene,” said Virginia State Police spokesperson Corinne Geller.

The Virginia State Police said the plane fell short of the runway, slamming through trees before crashing into a hillside.

Additionally, state police said the plane was, “a small, private jet.”

“State police is working with the FAA and NTSB to confirm the flight path of the aircraft and identify the occupants. The crash investigation remains ongoing at this time,” Geller said.

The National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration said they are investigating the incident. 

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