BLOUNT COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — Two people were injured in a plane crash near the Oneonta Municipal Airport Saturday morning.
According to a post from the City of Oneonta, first responders were notified of an aircraft crash that happened just north of the runway at the Oneonta Municipal Airport at Robbins Field around 8:17 a.m.
Oneonta Fire and Rescue, Oneonta Police, Blount EMS, Blount County Sheriff’s Office and Blount EMA all responded to the scene. Upon arrival, they found a two-passenger “hobby” aircraft down with two people injured.
One person was transported by ambulance to a Birmingham hospital, the other was airlifted.
No other information is available, as the Federal Aviation Administration is on the scene investigating the cause of the crash.