Plane carrying 3 crash-lands into utility pole in Culpeper

PHOTO: Culpeper Sheriff's Office

The FAA is currently investigating the crash of a small Cessna after it made an emergency landing on Route 3 on Sunday afternoon.

The pilot, Hyunju Ko, 47, reported engine failure after his single-engine plane took off from Warrenton Airport. He landed on the road and then struck a utility pole and a fence.

The plane crashed around 4 p.m. near the intersection of Germanna Highway and Yellow Bottom Road.

Ko and his two passengers -- both juveniles -- weren't injured, and neither was anyone on the ground.

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