Two Crashes in Two Days in Virginia
Two small aircraft crashes in two days are being investigated by the Virginia State Police.
Monday morning, a single-engine Jabiru J170-D veered off the runway and struck a hangar during landing at the Winchester Regional Airport. Investigators believe the aircraft was landing when it struck an aircraft hangar around 11:40 a.m. (Photo below courtesy of the VSP.)
The 49-year-old pilot suffered minor injuries and was treated at Winchester Medical Center. State Police said no one on the ground was injured.
On Sunday morning, a Glasair kit-built aircraft had problems with its landing gear at the Williamsburg-Jamestown Airport. No injuries were reported in this incident, and no additional details have been released.