Hampton County emergency crews responded to the scene of a small aircraft crash that occurred close to a landing strip in the town of Varnville.
Crews from the Hampton County Fire Department and EMS were on scene. Four people were on board the plane at the time, according to first responders. The Hampton County Sheriff’s Office told WSAV-TV that all four were transported to a nearby hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
According to police scanners, the plane went down in a wooded area east of the landing strip near Walterboro Highway. No other information on the plane or what caused it to go down was immediately available.
FAA investigators have been called out to investigate.
Varnville is a town of roughly 2,100 people located in the state’s southern corner. It is located about 65 miles north of Savannah and 40 miles northwest of Beaufort.