Three people dead following plane crash in Fayette County
Fatal plane crash
LANSING, W.Va (WDTV) - Three Virginia residents were killed in a plane crash Sunday morning in Lansing, W.Va.
The plane went down shortly after take off from the Fayette Airport around 11AM.
The aircraft crashed in a wooded area near Opossum Creek Road in Fayette County, which is a few miles from the New River Gorge.
Police identified the victims as 38-year-old Nick Fletcher, 36-year-old Michael Taphouse and 39-year-old Wesley Farley - all from the Chesapeake, Virginia area.
The Federal Aviation and National Transportation Safety Board are now leading the investigation.
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