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Prentiss County Plane Crash

Posted by Andrew Harrison | July 09, 2012 / 02:54pm | Local News
PRENTISS COUNTY, Miss. - Local authorities, members of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), and investigators from the FAA remained on the scene Monday (7-9), continuing to recover debris and personal items from a small plane that crashed Sunday afternoon at approximately 2 p.m.
 
Prentiss County Medical Examiner Greg Sparks confirmed local authorities are still trying to recover all the remains of the three passengers who were aboard the small engine plane.

The three passengers were listed as:
 
the pilot: Dr. James Joseph Bartley, Jr, 55, of Columbus, Ga; his wife Terry Hammond Bartley, 55, and their daughter Caroline Victoria Bartley, 20, all of the same address.
 
The family was traveling from Andrews, North Carolina, to Oxford, Mississippi.
 
Caroline Victoria Bartley was a student at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi.
 
There were thunderstorms in the area when the plane crashed just east of County Road 4111 in Prentiss County, Mississippi, near the New Site Community. 
 
The aircraft was a small engine Piper 300.
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