HAGERSTOWN, MD (September 23, 2020) – The Hagerstown Regional Airport
(HGR) Fire Station received a call of an aircraft accident early this afternoon on the airfield. HGR operations and crash truck 351 responded accordingly followed by Washington County Sheriff Department and the Department of Emergency Services. The aircraft was departing HGR when shortly after it experienced mechanical issues. The 2-person aircraft attempted to make it back to the runway but failed to do so resulting in a crash just a few hundred feet short of the runway. No injuries reported. The accident is currently under FAA review.
The airfield is now back to normal operations.