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Beaufort County Sheriff's Office
Friday September 28th, 2018 :: 02:02 p.m. EDT


Military Plane Crash: Pilot safely ejected, rescued and is being evaluated for injuries. No other injuries reported.

The pilot in this morning's military plane crash on Little Barnwell Island safely ejected and was rescued by responding emergency services personnel. The pilot was transported to a medical facility for evaluation. There were no other injuries reported. The scene of the crash is secured. Residents and guests are asked to temporarily avoid Little Barnwell Island and the Grays Hill Boat Landing, while emergency services personnel assess the area for safety. Questions regarding the type of aircraft involved in the crash and the condition of the pilot should be referred to the military. Thank you for your patience.  

Beaufort County Sheriff's Office
2001 Duke St
Beaufort, SC 29902

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 843-255-3200

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