Two people were taken to the hospital after a plane crashed Saturday morning just off the runway at the Oneonta Municipal Airport at Robbins Field, according to a Facebook post from the city.
Blount County 911 dispatchers were notified of a reported downed aircraft at 8:17 a.m. Saturday. Several agencies responded to the scene including Oneonta Fire and Rescue, Oneonta Police, Blount County EMS, Blount County Sheriff's Office and Blount County EMA.
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Emergency crews arrived on scene at 8:29 a.m. to find a two-passenger aircraft down with two reported injuries. The extent of those injuries has not been announced.
One of the occupants was transported by air ambulance to a hospital in Birmingham. The other person was transported by ground to Birmingham.
This is a developing story and updates will be made as more information becomes available.