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Small plane crashes on I-97 ramp in Anne Arundel Co.

Small plane crashes on I-97 ramp in Anne Arundel Co.

BALTIMORE (WBFF)-- Three people, including two children, were evaluated for injuries after a small plane went down Friday in Anne Arundel County.

Fire officials say the plane was trying to make an emergency landing at Lee Airport before going down on I-97's ramp to southbound traffic, by Route 50.


Emergency officials were seen towing the plane away, and the ramp was expected to be reopened by 5:30 p.m., reported State Police.

The pilot was identified later in the day as Christopher Curry, 32, of Odenton, said STate Police.

He and his two sons were in the aircraft. The Socata TB200 plane was registered to Tipton Tampico LLC.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.



State Police reported that a pilot was trying to come back from Tipton Airfield in Fort Meade when he lost engine RPM's and made an emergency landing.


The plane ended up near the ramp from I-97S to Rt 665. The ramp is closed.

Officials say one adult and two children were evaluated by paramedics. None of the passengers were injured.

A small fuel leak has also been reported.


The ramp is closed, Anne Arundel County residents are advised to use US 50E @ Exit 22 as an alternate route.


This is a developing story. Stay with FOX45 for details.

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