UPDATE (1:40 p.m. on Friday, May 28): A small private plane crashed on a hillside toward the end of Sheep Ranch Hollow Road about 10 miles northwest of Portsmouth around 11:00 a.m. on Friday, according to the Scioto County Sheriff’s office.
Photo from 13 News Reporter Lane Ball
According to EMS director Larry Mullins, there were three people on board the plane, two adults and one child. There were no survivors.
The flight reportedly originated in Bellefontaine, Ohio, and was headed to Charleston, South Carolina. The plane appears to be a Lancair Evolution, which is a fixed-wing, single-engine kit aircraft. It was manufactured in 2015.
SCIOTO COUNTY, OH (WOWK)—According to the director of the Scioto County EMS, a small plane has crashed around 11:00 a.m. on Friday.
There is no indication as to how many people may have been in the four-seater aircraft. EMS said that the extent of the fire and damage does not bode well for would-be survivors of the crash.
The accident took place near the Elks Country Club golf course in McDermott, Ohio.
State police are handling the investigation.