Pilot May Have Been Dealing with Bad Weather in Deadly Crash

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Courtesy: WCHS-TV/FOX 11

WEST VIRGINIA – The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after a plane that took off from Akron Fulton International Airport crashed in West Virginia around 5 p.m. Friday.

Firefighters on the ground and crews in a helicopter located the crash site at 6:40 p.m. in Kanawha County. The rescue area was not accessible for vehicles or ATVs so rescue crews had to walk to the wreckage.

Crews found two bodies at the crash site of the single engine plane.

The pilot had reportedly been attempting to navigate around bad weather, before suddenly dropping off radar.

The plane was headed to Spartanburg, South Carolina.

The victims’ names have not yet been released.

Stay with FOX8.com as we learn more about the crash.

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