Event Report

Base data

Event code VA-AVI/01764/USA
Main category Vehicle Accident
Sub category aviation
Event date (UTC) Thu, 03 Sep 2020 09:49:35 +0000
Last update (UTC) Thu, 03 Sep 2020 09:49:35 +0000


Continent North-America
Country USA
Administration area State of Virginia
Exact location Shenandoah National Park
Open Location Code: 87C3FGRC+2H
Size of affected area Local event
Additional events None or not detected.

Common Alerting Protocol Information

Urgency Past
Certainty Observed
Severity Extreme
Category Transport

Event details

A small plane has crashed in Shenandoah National Park, according to NPS and the NTSB. NTSB says the plane that crashed in Luray was a Piper PA-20 airplane. The National Parks Service was on the scene as of 4:15 p.m. Wednesday. The National Transportation Safety Board says it is not traveling to the scene. There is no word on how many people were on board when the plane crashed, or if anyone was injured. The cause of the crash is still under investigation, according to the National Parks Service. NPS says more updates will be available later Wednesday evening.

Situation update


Number of dead: 0 person(s)
Number of injured: 0 person(s)
Number of Affected: 0 person(s)
Number of Rescued/evacuated: 0 person(s)
Number of Missing: 0 person(s)
Number of Infected: 0 person(s)

Event Specific Details

[Vehicle Accident - aviation]

Overview map

Risk Analisys

Nearest marine ports There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest airports Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (39.14 km)
Nearest nuclear power plant There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.

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