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Single engine aircraft crashes Warren County, VA
« on: March 13, 2024, 06:54:16 AM »
I did find him on ADS, and the Guard Freq, so the audio isn't the best,
captured the initial mayday, but not him talking to Washington Ctr Linden sector at all.
(maybe someone can do some perusing)
Glad he got it down, and is safe.

Single engine aircraft crashes in field Tuesday evening.
Just after 7 PM, WCFR was dispatched to Steed Lane, in the Rivermont area of Warren County, for a reported aircraft crash. The aircraft, which was traveling from Michigan to Winchester, reported engine trouble at approximately 6,000 feet. The pilot was able to locate a field off Steed Lane, where he was able to land the aircraft. The aircraft struck trees during the landing, causing significant damage to the wings. The pilot was able to self extricate from the aircraft prior to fire and EMS arrival. EMS providers evaluated the pilot, who refused transport to the hospital.
Personnel operated on the scene for approximately an hour before the scene was turned over to the Federal Aviation Administration and the Virginia State Police.