The cause of the crash is under investigation. 

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

FAYETTEVILLE, W. Va. (KDKA) — Three people died in a small plane crash in West Virginia on Sunday.

The Federal Aviation Administration says the plane went down Sunday after taking off from the Fayette Airport in Fayetteville, located about an hour south of Charleston.

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West Virginia State Police identified all three victims as people who lived in Virginia and were in their 30’s.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.