UPDATE POSTED JULY 28, 2021 AT 4:50 P.M.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – As the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Transportation Safety Board investigate the plane crash in Lexington on Wednesday morning, new details are available.
The FAA’s statement said, “A single-engine Boeing Stearman B75N1 crashed near Athens Walnut Hill Road in Lexington, Ky., at 8:45 a.m. local time today. Two people were aboard.”
The FAA went on to say, “The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board will investigate. The FAA will release the tail number once investigators verify it at the accident site. Neither agency identifies people involved in accidents or incidents.”
ORIGINAL STORY POSTED JULY 28, 2021 AT 9:11 A.M.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – According to the Lexington Fire Department, crews are on scene of a plane crash located at 4900 Athens Walnut Hill Pike.
They were dispatched just before 8:30 Wednesday morning.
Two people were on board.
Firefighters tell us that one person suffered minor injuries, and both were transported to the hospital for evaluation due to the type of incident.
LexWrecks is reporting Athens Walnut Hill Pike maybe shutdown between old Richmond Road and I-75.
Crews are currently communicating with representatives of the Blue Grass Airport and federal agencies to assist with clean up.
The cause of the crash is currently under investigation.