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Plane crash-lands in Virginia field; one person injured

Small airplane makes hard landing in central Virginia field

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(LAKANA)

PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY, Va. (AP) - – Authorities say a small airplane crash-landed in a field in central Virginia.

 

Virginia State Police say the pilot suffered minor injuries when the private plane made the hard landing Monday in Prince Edward County.

 

It was not immediately clear if any other people were on board.

 

Police say the cause of the crash-landing is under investigation.

 

Prince Edward County is about 70 miles south west of Richmond.