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Cargo plane goes off runway in West Virginia; 2 killed

19 May 2017

A cargo plane crash in Charleston, West Virginia, on Friday morning reportedly killed two people after the aircraft failed to complete a landing on the runway at Yeager Airport.

It landed on the end of the airport's runway closest to Charleston and crashed down a wooded area on a slope, airport spokesman Mike Plante told the Gazette-Mail Friday.

The plane that went off the runway at Yeager Airport was a UPS cargo plane.

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He says Yeager Airport, serving West Virginia's capital, will remain closed until further notice, since the gouge marks may need fix.

The pilot and co-pilot died in the crash, according to Plante.

Early reports suggest four people were on board the plane when it slid off the side of the runway, and it is reported that there are injuries.

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The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the incident, Fox News said. However, airport officials have confirmed the pilot and co-pilot were the victims. It took off from an airport in Louisville at 5:41 a.m. Friday.

"It's hard terrain to negotiate", said Mike Plante, a spokesman at Yeager airport, which serves West Virginia's capital.

The plane itself crashed over the hill, the news station reported. Airport operations have been halted. Unidentified officials added that it appeared that one of the plane's wings hit the runway.

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The lone runway at Yeager Airport, Runway 5-23, is 6,802ft long.

Cargo plane goes off runway in West Virginia; 2 killed