No injuries reported after plane crash at Ridgeland, SC airport

Published: Dec. 19, 2017 at 11:10 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 20, 2017 at 2:00 PM EST
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RIDGELAND, SC (WTOC) - Fortunately, no one was injured after a plane crashed into a hangar at the Ridgeland-Claude Dean Airport at about 5 p.m. Tuesday.

According to Ridgeland Fire, the plane suffered significant damage and the hanger had minor damage.

A single-engine Cessna experienced trouble during take-off, resulting in a collision with one of the hangers on the airfield.

As of Wednesday morning, Dec. 20, the crash remains under investigation.

According to local airport officials, the hangar involved sustained minor damage to the outside skin and some damage to structural members; however, the airport is operating normally.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will investigate and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will determine the probable cause of the accident.

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