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Pilot taken to hospital after small plane crashes at Fairmont Municipal Airport


FAIRMONT, West Virginia — Authorities say a pilot was injured when a small plane crashed in northern West Virginia.

Marion County emergency management director Chris McIntire says the plane crashed upon landing Friday afternoon at the Fairmont Municipal Airport.

Valley Volunteer Fire Department incident commander Roger Mundell says the pilot was transported to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.

Media outlets report the name of the pilot wasn't immediately released and the pilot's condition wasn't immediately known.

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.

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