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2 rescued from small plane crash in Montgomery County

November 28th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Crews rescued two occupants of a small plane that crashed Sunday evening into a power line tower, knocking out power across Montgomery County. WBAL reports Montgomery County Fire Chief Scott Goldstein said the plane came into contact around 5:30 p.m. with a high-tension power line tower in the area of Rothbury Drive and Goshen Road in the Montgomery Village area, which is about 4 miles northwest of the Montgomery County Airpark.

Crews grounded the power lines, secured the plane and were able to rescue the occupants more than seven hours after the crash.

According to Maryland State Police, the aircraft involved is a Mooney Mike 20P single-engine plane.