UPDATE: Plane crashes in Orange Beach

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According to local officials in south Baldwin County, there are reports that a plane went down in Orange Beach Saturday morning.

UPDATE Sat. 11:03 a.m.

According to Orange Beach Police Chief Joe Fierro says, one pilot and four passengers were on board the plane. 

Fierro says no one was seriously injured in the crash. One person has minor injuries. 

UPDATE Sat 10:50 a.m.

The following is a press release from Assistant Chief of Police, Steve Brown:

Approximately 9:22 am Orange Beach PD and Fire responded to a reported
plane. The crash was reported as north of the Wharf and east of the
Foley Beach Express. The crash site is located in a heavily wooded
area approximately 500 yards east of the FBX. Personnel arriving
located the pilot and passengers walking in the woods and were ok with
the exception of some minor scrapes and bruises. There were no serious
injuries or fatalities. The pilot and passengers are from out of state
and flying in for a golf outing. Federal authorities are en route to
investigate the crash.
Further details will be released as they become available.

Original Post

According to local officials in south Baldwin County, there are reports that a plane went down in Orange Beach Saturday morning.

It is believed it happened north of the Intracoastal Canal near Roscoe Road. Crews with Orange Beach are responding.

At this time it is not clear if anyone has been hurt or how many people may have been on board. 

News 5 is heading to the scene.

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