Remains removed from site of southern Kentucky plane crash

Erika Turner
May 14, 2017

Authorities say a small plane has crashed in southern Kentucky, and Gov. Matt Bevin said there were multiple fatalities.

The incident occurred on Shurdan Creek Road off Quisenberry Lane. Miller said the owner had several acres and the plane was located in a wooded area.

Christian County Emergency Management Director Randy Graham said Saturday that remains have been removed from the site of the fatal crash and have been sent for autopsies.

The Christian County Sheriff's Office responded to the call of an apparent crash on Friday afternoon, News Channel 5 reports.

Kathleen Bergen, spokeswoman for the Federal Aviation Administration, told the Associated Press that the Beechcraft Bonanza crashed at about 12:30 p.m. Friday. He was contacted by the Hopkinsville-Christian County Airport about a possible downed plane in the area of his property after air traffic controllers with Fort Campbell's Air Base lost contact with the pilot.

Officials at the scene confirmed the plane was a private citizen's plane and not operated by the military.

Other reports by Insurance News

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