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TOL PR 2016-10-16 aircraft accident Town of Leesburg News Release For Immediate Release Media Contact: Betsy Arnett, Public Information Officer barnett@leesburgva.gov  703-771-2734 Minor Aircraft Accident at Leesburg Executive Airport Leesburg, VA (October 16, 2016, 9:23 p.m.) – At approximately 5:00 p.m. this evening, a Cessna 182 aircraft went off the runway at Leesburg Executive Airport upon landing. After leaving the runway, the aircraft flipped over. Emergency crews responded to the scene. There were four people aboard the aircraft, the pilot and three passengers. One passenger was transported to Inova Loudoun Hospital’s Leesburg Campus Emergency Room where she was treated for non-life threatening injuries and released. The pilot and other two passengers were assessed and treated at the scene. The runway was closed during the initial emergency response and was reopened by 6:00 p.m. As the aircraft was being righted in order to tow it to a storage hangar, a fuel leak was discovered. The Loudoun County Hazmat Team responded and is currently on scene performing fuel clean up. At the time of the accident, the pilot reported having less than 50 gallons of fuel on board. The fuel spill is contained. There is no fire or danger of a fire. A FAA Investigator is currently on scene. # # #