Monday, July 7, 2003

Plane crashes in Cumberland Gap



The Associated Press

MIDDLESBORO, Ky. - A single-engine plane with two people aboard crashed in the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park over the weekend, officials said.

The Beech Bonanza 35 took off from McGhee-Tyson Airport in Knoxville, Tenn., about 10:45 a.m. EST on Saturday.

The private plane went down about 11:30 a.m. It was reported missing by its occupants' relatives about 4 p.m. Saturday, according to the Tennessee Civil Air Patrol, which searched for the plane. The plane was found about 2:10 p.m. Sunday. No further information was available.




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