Small plane crash closes Raleigh-Durham International Airport on Wednesday Morning

There were reports of injuries, with some sources mentioning two people on board and one possibly entrapped.

"UNC Health has learned that one of its UNC Air Operations medical planes crashed this morning at RDU. The plane was carrying one physician and the pilot. Both have been taken to the hospital. We are working to gather more information".

UNC Health Statement

The airplane belongs to Medical Air Inc. FlightAware said the plane left from Wilmington.

RDU said on X

The Airport Authority is responding to an accident involving a general aviation aircraft near RDU’s secondary runway, 5R-23L

Flights Cancel As of 11.30 am

The airport is closed for flights. That means no planes are coming or going from RDU. Flights that were supposed to come to RDU are staying where they started until 11:30 a.m., as says.

As of 11:30 a.m, there are 55 delays at RDU.