STONY POINT, N.C. (WJZY) – Two people were injured in a small plane crash Saturday night in Alexander County, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol said Sunday.
Deputies responded to calls regarding the crash around 7:30 p.m. Saturday at an area near Smith Farm Road and U.S. 64, northwest of Statesville.
A single-engine plane was found to have crashed in woods, according to the deputy’s report.
Two people were inside the place and were injured and transported to Atrium Main with non-life-threatening injuries.
Troopers said they immediately reached out to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and secured the scene overnight. FAA officials arrived Sunday around 8:30 a.m. to assess the situation.
It is unclear at this time what exactly led to the crash and this remains an active investigation.