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One seriously injured in Buckingham plane crash

One person suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash of a small-single-engine fixed-wing plane crash Tuesday shortly after 12:20 p.m. in the 100 block of Mountain View Lane off of Rock Mill Road near Enonville in Buckingham County.

According to Virginia State Police Trooper Rick Chambliss, who was on scene with volunteer firefighters, sheriff’s deputies and rescue personnel, the occupants of the aircraft were Justin Knight and his son, Brenton Knight. Brenton only suffered minor injuries in the crash, which occurred in a cornfield near a residence.

Virginia State Police are investigating the incident, according to a press release from agency spokeswoman Corinne Geller.

“The pilot was flown to U.Va. Hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries,” Geller said, referring to Justin.

“The FAA and NTSB have both been notified. The crash remains under investigation at this time,” Geller said.