Small plane crash lands near Ocracoke Island Airport runway
Published 3:04 pm Monday, August 19, 2019
According to information from the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, at around noon on Monday, August 19, a small fixed-wing, single-engine plane crash-landed approximately 30 yards from the runway at CHNS’s Ocracoke Island Airport (W95). The pilot and one passenger walked away from the crash with only minor injuries.
The aircraft departed Johnston Regional Airport (JNX) in Smithfield for Ocracoke Island Monday morning.
Responding to the accident were National Park Service Rangers, Ocracoke Volunteer Fire Department, Hyde County Sheriff’s Office and Hyde County Emergency Medical Services.