Plane crashes near Charlottesville, killing one

ALG24 via AP

ALG24 via AP

Investigators with several agencies are on the scene of a fatal plane crash in Albemarle County.

Emergency crews recovered one body from the crash, and authorities do not believe anyone else had been on board the plane.

A spokesperson from the airport said they were not aware of the planes destination.

A family member tells KENS 5 Bray leaves behind a wife and three daughters.


Friends and family of 22-year-old Helena Lagos describe her as having a lively personality and being an entrepreneur who was going to do big things.

The owner of the property where the crash happened says his wife heard an engine noise followed by a thud around 6:30 a.m.

The twin-engine Cessna crashed about 9 p.m. Sunday in Crozet, 12 miles (19 kilometers) west of Charlottesville. No structures were threatened. It is unclear what led to the crash.

Firefighters confirmed the plane was not a commercial jet, and it was not headed to Charlottesville.

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