Plane runs off runway at Berkeley County Airport; Pilot doing fine

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Moncks Corner Rural Fire Chief Scott Lee said a plane lost power and ran off the side of the runway at the Berkeley County Airport Friday evening.

According to emergency officials, the pilot hurt his leg in the incident but was not transported to the hospital.

Officials with the Federal Aviation Administration say an AA5 aircraft ran off the runway and into a grassy area after landing around 6 p.m.

The National Transportation Safety Board is expected to be on scene Saturday.

The FAA is investigating.

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