SVRA Executive Director joins Gov. Yougkin’s team

An email from Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin announced the appointment of Greg Campbell to his team.

Campbell is the executive director of the Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport (SVRA) in Weyers Cave Virginia north of Staunton.

Campbell has been appointed by Youngkin as the new Director of the Virginia Department of Aviation (VDA).

The VDA administers assistance and coordinates efforts between Virginia’s 66 public airports.

Campbell will begin his new position in Richmond in mid February.

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Small plane crashes at SHD

Virginia State Police (VSP) report a small plane crashed outside of Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport (SHD).

The two people on board were transported to Rockingham Memorial Hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The plane reportedly out of Front Royal did a touch and go landing before crashing into the woodline just outside the airport in Weyers Cave.

VSP notified the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) as the investigation continues.

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