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Monroe County Plane Crash

MONROE COUNTY, Miss (WCBI) -An Alabama pilot is counting his blessings after his plane goes down Monroe County.

Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell says, the plane crashed around 11:00p.m. Friday night. The plane went down in Hamilton behind the Tronox plant. It wasn’t until 3:30p.m. Saturday when the pilot made it to a local restaurant to report the incident.

The pilot Ricky Ford III from Irvignton, Alabama escaped with out serious injury. Ford was treated and released.

It’s unclear why the plane crashed. The FAA has been notified about the incident.