Plane crashes in Kentucky, FAA reports; fate of two people on board unclear

Published 10:03 pm Friday, December 10, 2021

A small plane with two people on board crashed Friday afternoon in a wooded area of central Kentucky, federal authorities said.

There was no immediate word on the outcome for the occupants. The single-engine Beech V35 went down in an area about 35 miles south-southwest of the city of Lexington, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

An FAA statement said the crash occurred minutes after 5 p.m. on Friday but it did not identify the two occupants or release any additional details.

The Kentucky State Police did not immediately return a call seeking more information.

The National Transportation Safety Boarded tweeted that it was investigating the crash.