GREENVILLE CO., SC (WSPA) – Two people are in the hospital after a small plane crashed near the Donaldson Center Airport in Greenville County.
The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office said they were called to the scene near Cytec Carbon Fibers on Augusta Road around 3:20pm.
According to the FAA, a single-engine Piper PA-32 plane with two people on board reportedly struck a smoke stack and a building.
Both people on board were taken to the hospital for treatment. Their conditions are not known at this time but firefighters said they were talking when they were removed from the plane.
The FAA said the pilot had taken off from Donaldson Center Airport and was flying in a traffic pattern for Runway 5 at the airport when the crash occurred.
The case will be investigated by the FAA and NTSB.
We will update this story as more information becomes available.