Virginia State Police Trooper W.C. Beard responded to a report of a plane crash in Culpeper County. The crash occurred Feb. 10, 2019 at 4:05 p.m. on Route 3 at 8 tenths of a mile east of Route 788.
The preliminary investigation revealed that a Single Engine Cessna Aircraft suffered engine failure after taking off from Warrenton Airport. The aircraft made an emergency landing on Route 3 and then struck a utility pole. The impact also caused the aircraft to strike a fence.
The pilot, Hyunju V. Ko, 47, of Gainesville, Va., was not injured in the crash. There were also 2 juvenile passengers on board that were uninjured.
The FAA responded to the scene and the crash remains under investigation.
No one on the ground was injured as a result of the crash.