UPDATE: 3 Injured in Plane Crash at Windwood Fly-In Resort in Ca - WBOY.com: Clarksburg, Morgantown: News, Sports, Weather

UPDATE: 3 Injured in Plane Crash at Windwood Fly-In Resort in Canaan Valley

Posted: Updated:
Windwood Fly-In Resort / Courtesy: Bing Maps Windwood Fly-In Resort / Courtesy: Bing Maps
Courtesy: Mikie Dumire Courtesy: Mikie Dumire
Courtesy: Mikie Dumire Courtesy: Mikie Dumire
  • Local NewsMore>>

  • 13 County Coalitions Come Together To Prevent Substance Abuse

    13 County Coalitions Come Together To Prevent Substance Abuse

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-04-23 04:00:20 GMT
    It was all about celebrating recovery at the Clarksburg Baptist Church Tuesday evening .Coalition programs from thirteen different counties came together with some local officials to talk about the importance of preventing substance abuse.
    It was all about celebrating recovery at the Clarksburg Baptist Church Tuesday evening .Coalition programs from thirteen different counties came together with some local officials to talk about the importance of preventing substance abuse.
  • Volunteers Spruce Up Bridgeport Lakes With 'Community Clean Up Day'

    Volunteers Spruce Up Bridgeport Lakes With 'Community Clean Up Day'

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:35:46 GMT
    Tuesday turned out to be a beautiful evening for dozens of Bridgeport residents, who came out in support of Earth Day to spruce up Hinkle and Deegan Lakes.
    Tuesday turned out to be a beautiful evening for dozens of Bridgeport residents, who came out in support of Earth Day to spruce up Hinkle and Deegan Lakes.
  • Senator Rockefeller and Ted Koppel Host a Fireside Chat at WV Wesleyan

    Senator Rockefeller and Ted Koppel Host a Fireside Chat at WV Wesleyan

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:40 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:40:43 GMT
    It was a celebratory day at West Virginia Wesleyan College as Senator Jay Rockefeller returned to campus for the first time in nearly eight years in an event with journalist Ted Koppel. 
    It was a celebratory day at West Virginia Wesleyan College as Senator Jay Rockefeller returned to campus for the first time in nearly eight years in an event with journalist Ted Koppel. 
CANAAN VALLEY -

Update 4/29/13

One of the three men involved in a plane crash in Tucker County remains in the hospital Monday.

The crash happened Friday near the Windwood Fly-In Resort in Canaan Valley.

The Canaan Valley Volunteer Fire Department said the single engine Cessna 172 crashed at the north end of the resort.

State Police said Waseem Haider, 46, Shujjat Rathore, 48, and Muhammad Paracha, 46, all from Virginia, were on board.

A spokesperson with Ruby Memorial said Haider is still listed in fair condition. Paracha and Rathore have been released.

A preliminary report by the NTSB hasn't been completed.

The FAA said the plane was registered to a non bank holdings company in McLean, Virginia.

Update

The Canaan Valley Volunteer Fire Department said a single engine Cessna 172 aircraft crashed at the north end of the Windwood Fly-In Resort in Canaan Valley around 12:40 p.m. Friday.

Three men were injured in the crash.

West Virginia State Police said Waseem Haider, 46, Shujjat Rathore, 48, and Muhammad Paracha, 46 are all from Virginia.

Rathore and Paracha managed to get out of the aircraft, but Haider had to be cut out.

According to the Associated Press, state police said witnesses reported the aircraft touched down, but ran out of room. Haider tried to pull up, and the plane clipped the tops of trees.

To prevent a fire, foam was placed by firefighters around the aircraft to stop a fuel leak. 

The three men were flown by helicopters to Ruby Memorial Hospital. 

A Ruby Memorial Spokesperson said Haider's condition is fair, Paracha's condition is good, and Rathore's condition is serious.

The FAA is investigating and was on scene Friday night.

---Original Story---

Tucker County 911 is reporting that a single engine Cessna 172 aircraft crashed at the north end of the Windwood Fly-In Resort in Canaan Valley around 12:40 p.m. Friday.

Three people were on board and are in the process of being flown by helicopters to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.

The plane crashed in a wooded area just off Buckhorn Ridge Road, near Cortland Road.

West Virginia State Police, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Officers, Tucker County EMS, Davis VFD, Thomas VFD, and Canaan Valley VFD are at the scene.

Tucker County 911 said the identities of those injured and the extent of their injuries are currently unknown.

The FAA has been called in to investigate.

The asphalt runway is 3,000 ft. long by 40 ft. wide, according to the Windwood Fly-In Resort website.  To get an idea of what it's like to land an airplane at the Windwood Fly-In Resort, watch this YouTube video.