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FAA and VSP report on the plane crash in Hot Springs Virginia

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)  and Virginia State Police released the preliminary report on a plane crash at Hot Springs Virginia.

A twin engine Astra 1125 crashed after falling short of the runway at Ingalls Field around 3 p.m. Sunday.

The plane struck trees and collided with the hillside sparking a brush fire which was quickly extinguished by Hot Springs, Falling Spring, and Clifton Forge Fire personnel.

All 5 people on board were killed in the impact including a 3-year-old child.

The family of 3 and pilot and co-polit were flying out of Fort Lauderdale Florida and scheduled to land at the Bath County Airport.

The family was planning to attend an event at the Homestead Resort in Hot Springs.

The remains of the victims have been transported to the state Medical Examiner’s Office for positive identification.

The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) continue to examine the wreckage to determine the exact cause of the crash.

Preliminary investigation indicates that wind may have been a factor in the incident.

The investigation could take 12 to 15 months to complete according to the ABC news release.

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