WUSA 9:42 PM. EDT September 27, 2016
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MD (WUSA9) - One person has been confirmed dead after a small plane crashed near Davis Airfield in Montgomery County on Tuesday, according to Montgomery County fire officials.
The plane crashed on Laytonsville Road near Hawkins Creamery Road. Officials say the crash is in the vicinity of Davis Airfield.
The small aircraft crashed in a field and caught fire. Officials say it was a single engine plane and one person did not survive.
Witnesses told fire department investigators that the plane crashed during takeoff from Davis Airfield.
No further information has been released at this time.
We will update this story when more information becomes available.
C/n / msn:
Fatalities: Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities: 0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: Montgomery County, north Laytonsville, MD - United States of America
The aircraft impacted cornfield terrain east of Davis Airport (W50) in Laytonsville, Maryland. The airplane was partially consumed by the post-impact fire and the sole pilot onboard received fatal injuries.