Plane Crash at Mountain Air



West Yancey VFD, with assistance from Burnsville and Clearmont Fire Departments responded to a small plane crash at the private Mountain Air Country Club Wednesday morning. The plane reportedly slid off the end of the runway but did not catch fire. Two occupants had non life-threatening minor injuries and were transported to the hospital. The National Transportation Safety Board reports that here have been 12 airplane crashes at that private landing strip since 1993.

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