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One Person Dead After Plane Crash Near Covington Airport

One person has died after a plane crash near the Covington Municipal Airport, Saturday.
COVINGTON PLANE CRASH 9PM

One person has died after a plane crash near the Covington Municipal Airport, Saturday.

According to the Tipton County Sheriff, the single passenger aircraft crashed into farmland about 2,000 yards east of the airport runway just before 5:30 p.m.

Authorities identified the victim as Lance Hooley.

The FAA will take over the investigation. The National Transportation Safety Board has also been notified.

This is a developing story. Stay with Local 24 for updates.