CHARLESTON, WV. (THECOUNT) — Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director C.W. Sigman said emergency crews are responding to a plane crash at Yeager Airport.

Dispatchers said the the single-engine plane crashed at the airport around 11:20 p.m. Wednesday.


Dispatchers said there was one patient, but the extent of their injuries have not been released, reports WCHSTV.

Officials provided no additional information on the crash.


Geo quick facts: Charleston, at the confluence of the Elk and Kanawha rivers, is West Virginia’s capital city. A riverside complex includes the gold-domed State Capitol, the Governor’s Mansion and the West Virginia State Museum and theater. The Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences has art and discovery museums, a planetarium and a concert hall. Downtown’s Capitol Market houses food vendors and eateries in a former freight station – wikipedia.