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Plane Lands On Airport Hanger

Updated: Monday, March 18 2013, 09:18 PM EDT
A small plane trying to land in Henderson County ends up on top of a building. The crash landing happened about 4 p.m. at the Hendersonville Airport. The single-engine Cessna actually came to rest on top of a hangar.

The 1975 Cessna 172 was piloted by Andrew Michael Bell, 35 years of age of Zirconia, NC was the single occupant of the aircraft where he sustained minor injury.

The incident did not suspend operations with the Hendersonville Airport and is remains open for air traffic.

Members of the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, Henderson County EMS, Henderson County fire marshal’s office and Blue Ridge Fire and Rescue responded to the scene.

The NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board) and the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) has been contacted of the crash incident to investigate the findings and it’s cause.

Folks who live near the airport say they heard the plane's engine sputtering. When it crashed they heard a loud boom.

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Plane Lands On Airport Hanger


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