Southeastern PA

Plane crashes on golf fairway, splits in half

Crash happened at Butter Valley Golf Port

UPPER HANOVER TWP., Pa. - A small plane crashed and split in half at a golf course and airport in Montgomery County, next to the Berks County border.

The crash happened Sunday afternoon at the Butter Valley Golf Port in Upper Hanover Township.

The impact caused the plane to split in half.

Amazingly, no one was injured, according to emergency communications officials.

At this point, there's no word on what may have caused the crash. It's also unclear how many people were in the plane.

The area of the wrecked plane was taped off along a fairway.

Not long after the crash, golfing continued at the course. A 69 News freelance photojournalist captured an image of a golfer hitting a ball next to the wrecked plane.

Stay with 69 News and for updates on this story.

On its website, Butter Valley Golf Port describes itself as "one of the most unique places in Pennsylvania. In a beautiful, rural setting about 30 miles northwest of Philadelphia, there's a fun-to-play, regulation golf course and quaint, little airport... together."


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