New details on Gadsden County plane crash

Gadsden Plane Crash scene
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Published: Oct. 31, 2021 at 12:56 PM CDT
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GADSDEN COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are now investigating a deadly plane crash Sunday near Quincy.

The FAA says the single-engine Van’s RV-4 crashed into a remote area near Quincy Municipal Airport at 1:29 p.m. Sunday. The crash reportedly happened near Glen Julia and Atwater Roads, in a wooded area.

The Gadsden County Sheriff’s office says one person was killed in the crash. Only the pilot was on board, according to the FAA.

The plane was heading to Monroe County Airport in Monroeville, Ala, according to the FAA. The canopy of the aircraft fell into a resident’s backyard. There were no reports of injuries on the ground, the FAA says.

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