Military Plane Crashes In Monroe County, Possibly Navy Aircraft

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Monroe County Emergency Management Agency confirms a military aircraft did crash near Tellico Plains Sunday evening and that there are likely no survivors in the crash.

The military plane was coming from Meridian, Mississippi.

The call came in around 4:00 p.m. The crash reportedly happened in the Cherokee National Forest near the Tellico  Fish Hatchery on River Road.

The  U.S. Navy is investigating the crash and it could be one of their aircraft. The Navy said they were conducting training in the area.

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It is unknown how many people were on board the plane at this time.

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