CULPEPER COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) — A plane made an emergency landing on Route 3 Sunday afternoon.
According to the Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office, the plane landed at 4:05 p.m. on Route 3.
Sheriff units arrived at Germanna Highway and Yellow Bottom Road when the plane made it’s emergency landing.
According to Virginia State Police, their preliminary investigation revealed that the plane suffered engine failure after taking off from Warrenton Airport.
The aircraft made an emergency landing on Route 3 and then struck a utility pole. The impact also caused the aircraft to strike a fence.
The pilot, 47-year-old Hyunju V. Ko, was not injured in the crash.
There were also two juveniles in the plane, but they weren’t injured.
The crash remains under investigation.