VSP: 2 dead after plane crash in Fluvanna County

FLUVANNA COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia State Police (VSP) have confirmed two people were killed in plane crash in Fluvanna County Sunday morning.

State police responded to the call concerning a low-flying plane and what sounded like an explosion. Police said debris from the small plane was found on fire in a wooded area along the 200 block of Miles Jackson Road in Palmyra.

The Palmyra, Fork Union, Kents Store and Lake Monticello Fire Companies responded to the scene around 9 a.m. on May 5 to attend to extinguish the fire and assist law enforcement. Fluvanna County Emergency Services also responded to the scene.

Courtesy: VSP
Courtesy: VSP
Courtesy: VSP
Courtesy: VSP

State police has confirmed that both occupants of the privately-owned, twin-engine aircraft did not survive the crash. Both bodies are being transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Richmond for examination and autopsy.

The aircraft left the Manassas Regional Airport Sunday morning and was flying to South Carolina.

At this time, the crash remains under investigation.

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