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Names Released in Alcorn Co. Plane Crash

By 7 Eyewitness News Staff
By news@wbbjtv.com

ALCORN COUNTY, Miss. - 7 Eyewitness News has new information in Friday's plane crash in Alcorn County, Mississippi.

Officials have released the names of those onboard the plane.

They said a small plane began to have engine trouble as it was heading from Atlanta, Georgia toward Memphis.

Ron Noland, who is an experienced pilot, tried to make an emergency landing, but the plane flipped, and landed upside down in a soybean field near County Road 518 near Rienzi, Mississippi.

Fortunately, both Noland and his wife, Cindy, were not injured.

7 Eyewitness News was told a representative with the Federal Aviation Administration was on the scene of the crash Saturday afternoon, and is making plans to bring the plane to a local airport by Tuesday.

The FAA is still investigating.
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