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Plane runs off runway at Smith Mountain Lake Airport, no injuries reported

MONETA, Va. (WFXR News) - - Authorities continue to investigate after a plane ran off the runway at Smith Mountain Lake Airport just before 5 p.m. 

According to airport officials, emergency crews were called to respond to the incident in the 1000 block of Cutlass Road in Moneta.

State police tell us the pilot was attempting to land the plane when it ran off the right side of the runway and struck the trees.

The pilot has been identified as Daniel Haug of Culpeper, Va. He was not injured in the crash.

According to a Virginia State Police Spokesman, the crash remains under investigation. 


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