According to witnesses at the scene, 2 males were transported by aid units with what appeared to be non-life-threatening injuries from the scene of a plane mishap near the Lynden Municipal Airport.
About 7:20pm tonight, June 14th, aid was dispatched to the 8600 block of Depot Road for a report of a plane crash.
A witness at the scene reported the plane ended up on the north side of the runway between Benson and Depot Roads, near Clematis Court.
According to Flightaware.com, the 1973 Cessna single engine 4-seater was on a flight that originated from Renton Municipal Airport about 6:30pm. The plane had been purchased from Snohomish Flying Service by 1310Q LLC, a Delaware corporation, last month.
Lynden Fire Department Fire Chief Mark Billmire said in an email on June 15th there were 4 on board when the plane “skidded off the runway.” Billmire confirmed 2 people onboard sustained injuries and were transported by aid crews. There was no fire and the plane had suffered
minor damage significant damage and would likely be considered a total loss, Billmire said.
This story was updated at 9:40am on June 15th to include details provided by the Lynden Fire Department. It was updated again at 10:10am to reflect an updated damage estimate.