Plane Crash Reported in East Alabama Monday Night

Plane Crash Reported in East Alabama Monday Night

Etowah County authorities were on the scene of an apparent plane crash, in the northern part of the county, shortly before 6:00pm Monday.  Deputies – along with fire departments from Attalla, Ivalee and Gallant – were in the area of Rocky Hollow Cutoff Road.  A Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson stated – a single-engine Piper PA-32R – had crashed near Northeast Alabama Regional Airport in Gadsden.

Reportedly, the pilot – who was the only one on board – was killed in the crash.  There is no word yet – on anything relating to any possible cause for that circumstance.

The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating.



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