UPDATE: Plane crash near Gilmer

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 - 5:24pm

Upshur County Fire officials tell FOX 51, two people were found in the Gilmer plane wreckage.

They are reportedly okay, and are in the hands of EMS. No word, though, on what injuries they may have sustained.

A helicopter was used to help locate the wreckage.

Gilmer Police confirm that officials are working a plane crash near the Gilmer Airport in Upshur County.

Upshur County Fire offiicials confirm that the crash is Southeast of Gilmer, and that someone on board the plane is talking to officials on their cell phone.

No word yet on what injuries may be involved, the type of plane, or how many people were on board.

Fox51 has a crew headed to the scene and will provide more information as it becomes available.


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