By: KDKA-TV News Staff
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Pa. (KDKA) — A small plane crashed in Washington County on Monday.
Officials say the crash happened in Somerset Township in a field near School and Short Cut roads. Two people were taken to the hospital by medical helicopters.
Several neighbors rushed to the plane immediately to try and help after the crash. Some said it appeared one of the wings of the small Cessna dipped and could not recover.
State police said a man and woman were on board. They believe the two were coming from the Greene County airport.
Members along with @Fallowfield_VFC ambulance and chair @stat_medevac and @PAStatePolice responded to this airplane crash in somerset township this afternoon. 2 patients were transported to Pittsburgh for treatment of their injuries. pic.twitter.com/DGVhATkYuM
— Ellsworth VFC (@ellsworthvfc38) June 29, 2021
Police told KDKA that the two were conscious and alert when they were flown to a hospital in Pittsburgh.
The FAA was notified, and state police will be out at the crash site on Tuesday to investigate.
Stay with KDKA for more on this developing story.