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Small plane crashes in Lowndes County

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Updated - The pilot was able to get out of the plane that crashed in Lowndes County.

Posted: Sep 27, 2019 10:31 AM
Updated: Sep 30, 2019 9:44 AM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - An investigation is underway into a small plane crash in Lowndes County.

The crash happened Friday morning.

Lowndes County Fire Coordinator Neal Austin said the plane was a crop duster that crashed at approximately 9:30.

The crash happened on Highway 45 South, near Evans Road.

Austin said the pilot was spraying agricultural fields in south Lowndes County and seemed to be unharmed as the pilot spoke with emergency responders.

The pilot went to a local hospital for evaluation.

Investigators with the Federal Aviation Administration are working to determine what caused the crash.

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