Rockbridge County officials: no crash near Hot Springs airport

Plane landed after mechanical difficulties


BATH COUNTY, Va. – Despite conflicting reports, Rockbridge County officials say there wasn't a plane crash near Ingalls Field Airport in Hot Springs on Friday.

Authorities say a plane had mechanical difficulties and landed in a field a few miles south of the airport in Rockbridge County.

The pilot landed in an available field, with no incident or damage to the plane, according to Kevin Moore, Rockbridge County Emergency Management Coordinator.

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