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Plane crash lands on Mississippi highway

October 5, 2018

QUITMAN, Miss. (AP) — A small, single-engine plane has crash landed on a Mississippi highway following engine trouble.

News outlets report it happened about 4 p.m. Friday on Highway 45 in Clarke County.

Clarke County Sheriff Todd Kemp says Meridian pilot Boyd Williams landed his plane about four miles south of the Lauderdale-Clarke County border.

Kemp says there were no injuries.

Authorities say the plane, a 1946 North American Navion, is registered to Boyd Williams Real Estate.

An investigation into what caused the emergency landing is under way.

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