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Jan 7, 2015

04:36:25 GMT--Vehicle Accident - North-America - USA

EDIS Number: VI-20150107-46580-USA

Date / time: 07/01/2015 04:34:42 [UTC]

Event: Vehicle Accident

Area: North-America

Country: USA

State/County: State of North Carolina

Location: [Near to Hickory Regional Airport]

Number of Deads: N/A

Number of Injured: 4 person(s)

Number of Infected: N/A

Number of Missing: N/A

Number of Affected: N/A

Number of Evacuated: N/A

Damage level: N/A


Four people have been taken to the hospital after a plane crash in Catawba County. The Federal Aviation Administration says a Beech BE-35 aircraft lost power on departure from Hickory Regional Airport around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. FAA spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said the aircraft went down in a residential area. Four people were on board. The Hickory Daily Record reports one person was airlifted to an area hospital because of injuries, and three people were taken to Frye Regional Medical Center. Bergen said the FAA is looking into the crash, and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the cause of the crash.

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