Boone, NC – At 1:47 pm, Boone Police Communications received an emergency call regarding an unknown problem with an aircraft. The Boone Police Department, Boone Fire Department and Watauga Medics responded to the incident at the airport on Bamboo Road. A single engine plane was traveling east on the runway. In the seconds before takeoff, the pilot aborted the flight. The plane traveled off the end of the runway and struck a fence.
There were no injuries reported and federal authorities have been notified.