Man Walks Away From Plane Crash Near Beech Mountain
One man is lucky to be alive after walking away from a plane crash in Watauga County. The accdent occured on Friday evening around 6:30pm as a Canadian Based single engine fixed wing airplane came down in a wooded area just feet away from Lovie Pressnel Road near Beech Mountain. According to witnesses, there seemed to be some trouble with the plane's engine as sounds of sputtering were heard coming from the sky. According to responders, the pilot suffered no injuries in the crash but was transported to the Watauga Medical Center for further evaluation.