Small Plane Crashes Off Runway at Monticello Airport

A small plane crashed at the Monticello airport on Sunday morning.

According to a Facebook post shared by the Monticello Fire Department, Monticello and Jones County officials were on the scene for small aircraft that ended up off the runway before takeoff.

A photo posted to Facebook showed the small plane in a nosedive position in the ditch just several feet from the runway.

The pilot walked away uninjured.

No further information – including the name of the pilot or what caused the accident – has been released.


photo courtesy of Monticello Fire Department/Mark Spensley