POINSETT COUNTY, Ark. — UPDATE (1/7/20): The victims killed in a deadly plane crash in Poinsett County, Ark. Monday morning have been identified.
According to Sheriff Kevin Molder, the pilot was 52-year-old Sean Wesley Stem. The passenger was 41-year-old Nickoles Lee Warren.
Both were from Jonesboro.
ORIGINAL STORY (1/4/20):
Two people are dead after a plane crashed in Poinsett County, Ark. Monday morning, according to Sheriff Kevin Molder.
The Poinsett County Dispatch Center received a call about the crash in northwest Poinsett County at 9:44 a.m.
Emergency responders discovered a twin-engine plane in a field off of Flag Slough Road, according to Molder.
According to the FAA, the plane was burning.
Multiple agencies responded to the scene.
The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash.
The NTSB said via Twitter the airplane is a Hawker-Beechcraft G58 that crashed in Weiner, Ark.
The bodies were sent to the Medical Examiners Office in Little Rock.
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