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Plane Crash Lands At Nemacolin Resort Airport

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- A small plane ran off the runway at Nemacolin Resort Airport early Tuesday afternoon.

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort issued a statement saying that a single-engine plane coming from Ontario attempted to land on the resort's airfield around 12:45 p.m., but it ran off the runway and crashed, causing damage to its nose.

A pilot and three passengers were on board at the time. According to the statement, all four refused hospital care and were checked and cleared by local EMS crews.

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The damage sustained in the crash has disabled the plane, meaning it will need to be moved from the site of the crash. The crash will be investigated by the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board.

Multiple local EMS crews and the Fayette County Hazmat team responded to the scene as a precaution.


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