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5 NEWS UPDATE: Names & Details Released in Plane Crash
Written by Lindsey Burnworth
Last updated on April 29, 2013 @ 11:32AM
Created on April 28, 2013 @ 2:27PM
 
UPDATE:
 
Ruby Memorial Hospital representatives confirmed that all three crash victims are at the hospital.
 
There is no condition report available yet for Haider. Rathore is listed in fair condition and Paracha is in good condition.
 
UPDATE:
 
State Police have released more details in a Friday afternoon plane crash that happened in Tucker County.
 
We're told 47-year-old Waseem Haider was piloting the plane. Investigators believe he was trying to land but couldn't stop so he tried to back off, but couldn't clear the trees.
 
His two passengers were 49-year-old Shujjat Rathore and 47-year-old Muhammad Paracha.
 
The three are all from Virginia.
 
ORIGINAL:
 
A private Cessna 172 plane crashed near an airstrip in Canaan Valley around 12:40 p.m. Friday.
 
Officials with the Tucker County 911 Center said three people aboard the plane were being flown by HealthNet to Ruby Memorial Hospital. There is no word on their identifications or conditions.
 
The plane crashed near the Windwood Fly-In Resort airstrip. It is a private airstrip in Canaan Valley.
 
Tucker County EMS, Canaan Valley Fire Department, Davis Fire Department and Thomas Fire Department all responded to the crash. There's no word on what caused the plane to go down.
 
A 5 News reporter is on the way to the scene. Check back for more information.

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