UPDATE: Louisa plane crash injures 2

Posted at 12:14 PM, Apr 12, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-13 07:53:45-04

LOUISA COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) — State police are investigating a plane crash in Louisa County that occurred Friday evening.

This Cessna Stationair 6 crashed in the front lawn of a resident on Poindexter Road in Louisa County. (PHOTO: The Central Virginian)

According to Virginia State police, shortly after 7:30 a.m., a 1980 fixed wing single-engine Cessna U206G  crashed yards away from a home located on Route 613, Poindexter Road near Route 649, Byrd Mill Road.

There were two people on board; they suffered minor injuries and were transported to UVA Medical Center.

Based on the preliminary and on-going investigation, police believe the plane crashed after a possible mechanical failure with the plane’s engine occurred.

The Federal Aviation Administration was called to the scene to conduct and continue the investigation into the cause of the crash.

The investigation is on-going.

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