GREENWOOD COUNTY, S.C. —
Two people were injured when a small plane crashed Friday morning in Greenwood County.
The plane went down about 7:30 a.m. in a wooded area near the end of the runway at the Greenwood County airport on Terminal Road, close to Leath Correctional Institute, according to Greenwood County officials.
The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate the crash.
The people injured were taken to Self Regional Healthcare in stable condition, a hospital spokesman confirmed.
John Hilley had just gotten to work when he saw the plane overhead.
"I just seen where the plane started down to the airport, and then veered off to the right. It went through my mind, I said, 'That plane is going to crash', said Hilley. "It's kind of scary really."
The owner of the plane is listed as John Lumley of Greenwood, SC.
- President (title) at Greenwood Equipment and Repair
- Worked at Capri's of Greenwood
- Former Sergant at U.S. Army
- Studied To at Clemson
- Went to Greenwood High School
- Lives in Greenwood, South Carolina
- From Greenwood, South Carolina
N337J Aircraft Registration
|Type:||Cessna T337D Turbo Super Skymaster|
|C/n / msn:||337-1017|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:||Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Greenwood County Airport (KGRD), Greenwood, SC - United States of America|
|Greenwood County (KGRD)|
The aircraft impacted wooded terrain during an approach to land at Greenwood County Airport (KGRD) in Greenwood, South Carolina. The twin-engine airplane sustained substantial damage. 2 Occupants were injured.