A small plane crashed at Montgomery County Airpark in Gaithersburg on Sunday, leaving two people with “minor injuries,” according to Pete Piringer, Chief Spokesman for the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service.
The accident, which occurred at approximately 12:15 p.m., was the result of a hard landing, with authorities citing wind as a potential factor. According to Piringer, those involved in the crash “refused transport” of any kind.
~1215p (6/19) Montgomery Airpark, 7940 Airpark Rd, Airplane had hard landing/crash, aircraft ended up (at rest) in grassy area next to the taxiway @MCFRS_EMIHS evaluated Two (2) people w/ minor injuries (refused transport) @mcfrs clear & Incident turned over to airport operations https://t.co/12a8422OfM pic.twitter.com/EQ45q9lk6v
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) June 19, 2022