Small plane crashes near Apex

Small plane crashes near Apex (WTVD photo)

Small plane crashes near Apex (WTVD photo)

APEX, N.C. — A small aircraft crashed along U.S. Highway 64 and N.C. Highway 540 around 4:45 p.m. Friday WTVD reports.

Pictures showed the single engine plane upside down in a dirt area adjacent to the road.

According to WTVD,  a 14-year-old boy and his grandfather were on board the plane when it was attempted to land. Neither were hurt.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.