Plane crashes in US Southwest Virginia, 3 killed

Plane crashes in US Southwest Virginia

Lansing (USA): Three people from Virginia were killed when a small plane crashed on Sunday in South West Virginia, USA. Officials gave this information. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said in a statement that the single-engine Beechcraft C23 crashed after taking off from Fayette Airport in Fayetteville at around 11 a.m. local time.

State Police Captain R.A. Maddy said the plane’s wreckage was found near a fence in a rural area of ​​Lansing, some 50 miles (80 kilometers) southeast of Charleston, some distance from the New River George Bridge. The bodies were found inside the plane. State police have identified the dead as Nick Fletcher (38), Michael Taphouse (36), and Wesley Farley (39). All of them were from the Chesapeake area in Virginia. The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the matter.