UPDATE: Three dead after plane crash in the Lansing area of Fayette County
LANSING, WV (WVNS) – Sunday, September 26, 2021 7:05 p.m. UPDATE: Three people are dead after a possible plane crash in the Lansing area of Fayette County.
According to the West Virginia State Police, the crash occurred shortly after 10 a.m. on Sunday. Upon arrival at the scene, the officers located the wreck behind a barn on Opossum Creek Road. They found three dead men on the plane.
The three men are identified as Nick Fletcher, 38, Michael Taphouse, 36, and Wesley Farley, 39. All three are from the Chesapeake, Virginia area.
The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board have taken over the investigation.
ORIGINAL STORY: September 26, 2021 3:45 p.m. First responders are at the site of a plane crash in the Lansing area of Fayette County.
According to the dispatcher, the area is secured and cordoned off. You said first responders are currently awaiting support from federal partners.
According to the Associated Press, it was a Beech C23 that crashed in the woods near a campsite. There is no word about injuries.