3 injured in plane crash at camp in Transylvania Co.

Published: Jun. 16, 2022 at 9:43 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 17, 2022 at 11:33 AM EDT
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BREVARD, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - Three people were injured after a plane crash in Transylvania County at Camp Kahdalea and Chosatonga.

According to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, the crash happened at about 6:22 p.m. on Thursday.

According to the camp, the plane was occupied by camp parents who were taking aerial photos when the plane crashed on the edge of the girls’ camp.

They also said all the occupants were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The FAA is investigating this crash.

An FAA spokesperson released the following statement on Friday:

“A single-engine Cessna 172 crashed in Brevard, N.C., around 6 p.m. local time yesterday. Three people were on board. The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate. The NTSB will be in charge of the investigation and will provide additional updates.”