One person dies in small plane crash at Newport News airport, two others suffer life-threatening injuries

One person died and two others were seriously injured Thursday after a small plane crashed at the Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport, ...

October 7, 2022
3:54 AM

One person died and two others were seriously injured Thursday after a small plane crashed at the Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport, according to state police.The three were onboard a Cessna 172 private plane when it crashed into the woods upon takeoff, said Michael Giardino, executive director of the airport. The two who were injured were taken to Riverside Regional Hospital, according to a news release from Virginia State Police. Both were said to have life-threatening injuries.The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is a four-seat, single-engine plane.

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