Saturday, September 24, 2022

Accident occurred September 24, 2022 near Robbins Field Airport (20A), Oneonta, Blount County, Alabama

Two people were taken to the hospital after a plane crashed Saturday morning just off the runway at the  Robbins Field Airport.

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.

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.

At 8:17 am the Blount County 911 was notified of a reported aircraft crash located just north of the runway at the Oneonta Municipal Airport at Robbins Field.

Oneonta Fire & Rescue, Oneonta Police, Blount EMS, Blount County S.O. and Blount EMA responded to the scene.

Emergency crews arrived on the scene at 8:29 am to find a two passenger aircraft to have gone down with two reported injuries. 

Two occupants were transported one by air ambulance and the other by ground to Birmingham area hospitals. 

The Federal Aviation Administration is on scene investigating the cause of the crash.

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