3 people survive plane crash in Middlesex

Posted at 6:16 PM, Oct 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-08 15:54:09-04

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, Va. — Three people survived a plane crash after the plane crashed into a home in Topping, Virginia.

Fire officials say two adults and a child were on board.

A four-seater, single-engine Mooney M2DC plane, attempted to take off from Hummel Field runway, when the engine stalled shortly after take off, police said. The plane struck two trees and came down crashing into a non-occupied residence at the 400 block of Eubank Landing Road.

Photos taken by from the scene by two different witnesses shows extensive damage to the home.

One of the witnesses, Shawn Trigor, says he was visiting a campground nearby.

“It’s amazing that anybody survived this single-engine plane crash,” said Trigor.

The Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office is leading the investigation on the crash.

The pilot, Keith M. Roxo, one female and infant occupant, were taken to Rappahannock General Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The State Police and FAA are continuing the investigation.

This a developing story and we will keep you updated as we get more information.