Officials are investigating the crash of a small, passenger plane that occurred early Saturday afternoon at Mount Pleasant/Scottdale Airport, located at 276 Airport Road in Bullskin Township.

A representative for Fayette County 911 said one person was flown to UPMC-Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.

According to Bullskin Township Fire Chief Joe Liska, there were two people on the plane. He said the plane was attempting to take off and ran off the end of the runway.

Fayette County 911 received the call at 12:25 p.m. The 911 representative said responding emergency personnel included Bullskin Township Volunteer Fire Department, Fayette EMS, state police at Uniontown and Stat MedEvac.

A representative for the Federal Aviation Administration was at the scene but did not comment on the crash.

According to the FAA website, the plane was a Cessna 172F.

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