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Plane crashes into apartment building – Herndon / Fairfax County Virginia

Minor injuries and no fire – amazing

Adam Kokesh provides on-scene report

Published on May 31, 2013

Airplane crashes into apartment building. Adam reports from the scene in Herndon, VA. Miraculously, the building did not pancake.

Inside Nova report:

A small plane crashed into an apartment building in Herndon late Thursday.

It happened about 11:25 p.m. at 2232 Astoria Circle near Innovation Avenue in the Dulles Green apartment complex, according to a post on the Fairfax County Fire Department's Twitter account.

The plane crashed into the third floor of the garden-style apartment building, Fairfax fire officials said.

WTOP radio reported there were no serious injuries.

How the crash happened is under investigation.

Nice picture by Jordan Coleman of Northern Virginia Fire Buffs

The pilot and two residents asleep inside the unit suffered minor injuries, Captain Willie Bailey of the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department said.

The building was evacuated, but there was no major structural damage.

Bailey said the Cessna 177B was heading to Manassas Regional Airport from Philadelphia and apparently ran out of fuel.

It has been a very busy couple of days in the 1st Battalion!

Mike "FossilMedic" Ward

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