Saturday, 3 January 2015

Four dead in Kentucky plane crash, girl, 7, survives: police

Four dead in Kentucky plane crash, girl, 7, survives: police

A small plane crashed in Kentucky late Friday, killing the pilot and three other passengers, while a seven-year-old girl apparently survived and wandered from the wreckage to find help, state police said.
The plane went down in a heavily wooded area of Lyon County, about 115 miles northwest of Nashville, Kentucky State Police said.
Authorities received a 911 call from a resident in the area who said a 7-year-old girl "had walked to his home reporting that she had been involved in a plane crash," state police said in a statement posted on Facebook.
"The juvenile was in distress and was transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries," the statement said.
Rescue crews fanned out to look for the plane and discovered its wreckage in a wooded area, police said. Four people on-board were killed, among them the pilot, they said....
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