• Plane crashes, catches fire at Fayette Co. Airport, 1 person on board

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    FAYETTE Co., Tenn - A single-engine plane crashed at the Fayette County Airport. The airport is located at 1075 Airport Rd. Somerville, TN.

    One person was on board, but he walked away from the crash, but was still taken to the hospital as a precaution.

    Fayette Co. officials said the plane has just taken off and experience some kind of engine trouble.

    The landing gear broke off, then the plane nosedived into a field and caught on fire. 

    FAA and NTSB were notified and are investigating the case.


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