The Kentucky State Police are responding to a report of a plane crash near the area of KY 810 South in the Suwanee community of Lyon County At approximately 6:30 pm CST, a 911 call was received from a Lyon County resident. The caller told police that a 7-year-old female had walked to his home reporting that she had been involved in a plane crash. The juvenile was in distress and was transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
At the time of this release, a crash site has not been located, however; FAA Memphis Center has confirmed a distress call from a private aircraft in the vicinity of reported crash. At this time, the Kentucky State Police, Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, and multiple fire and rescue units are in the area conducting a search. The Federal Aviation Administration has been contacted and are also assisting. Additional updates will be sent as they become available.
UPDATE on Plane Crash: (Eddyville, KY) –*************UPDATE***************** Search crews have located the wreckage of a small plane in a wooded area off of Buckberry Trail which runs off of KY 810 South. Investigators on scene confirm (4) fatalities at the crash site. The fatalities account for the pilot and remaining passengers. Names of the deceased are withheld pending identification and notification of NOK.