Banner plane accident at Grand Strand General Aviation Airport

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF)- At around 9 a.m. Sunday morning, a small banner tow plane ran off the runway at the Grand Strand General Aviation Airport near Atlantic Beach.

According to Michael LaPier, the Director of Airports, it was a minor incident and the pilot did not suffer any injuries. The pilot was the only person in the plane at the time of the accident.

There was no severe damage done to the plane, and it is unknown at this time whether the plane was taking off or landing at the time of the accident.

We will bring you more updates as they become available.

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