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BREAKING: Small Plane Crashes Near Factory in Arkansas, Kills All Five Passengers


A twin-engine plane crashed near a 3M manufacturing plant in Little Rock, Arkansas, killing all five passengers on board.

The flight took off from Little Rock’s Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport.

“The plane crash at the Little Rock airport occurred with a line of showers that were moving quickly east with strong winds out of the west northwest. At the time of the crash (12:02 PM), Adams Field recorded a wind gust of 46 MPH,” KATV Meteorologist James Bryant said.

Fayetteville Flyer reported:

A small airplane crashed Wednesday outside a factory in the Arkansas capital, and there was no immediate word of any injuries.

The twin-engine plane crashed outside a 3M plant in Little Rock, a couple of miles south of Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport, said Lt. Cody Burk, spokesperson for the Pulaski County Sheriffā€™s Office.

Burk did not have details on the number of people aboard the plane, the extent of any injuries or the cause of the crash.

ABC News confirmed that five people died from the plane crash:

Five people were killed in a twin-engine plane crash in Little Rock, Arkansas, on Wednesday, officials said.

The twin-engine Beech BE20 crashed in a wooded area after taking off from Little Rock’s Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport. It was en route to John Glenn Columbus International Airport in Ohio, theĀ Federal Aviation AdministrationĀ said.

Five people were on board, according to the FAA, and Little Rock police said there were no survivors.

A Little Rock police spokesperson said, “We had a badĀ stormĀ front move in at that time. I donā€™t know if the two are related, but the winds were bad, the rain was bad for a few minutes.”

There is currently no information on what caused the crash.



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