LITTLE ROCK, Feb. 23 (AP) — Five people were killed when a small plane crashed near a Little Rock factory Wednesday shortly after takeoff, authorities said.
The twin-engine plane crashed outside the 3M factory in Little Rock, a few miles south of Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport, said Lt. Cody Burke, a spokesman for the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office. The FAA said five people were on board the plane.
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The FAA said the Beech BE20 had left Little Rock Airport for John Glenn International Airport in Columbus, Ohio.
Burke did not immediately release the names or ages of those on the plane. The FAA said it and the National Transportation Safety Board would investigate the accident. (Associated Press)
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