Crews respond to plane crash at Lake County Regional Airport

MECKLENBERG COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Crews are responding to a plane crash at the Lake County Regional Airport Tuesday.

Mecklenburg County Sheriff Bobby Hawkins tells 8News that a call came in around 11:40 a.m. saying that a plane was about halfway down the airport’s runway and went into the woods.

Officials say one person was on board a private jet when it crashed. That person is expected to be okay.

Stay with 8News for updates to this developing story.

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