Two killed in small plane crash Tuesday

Published 10:42 pm Tuesday, June 2, 2009

HAZLEHURST (AP) — Two people were killed Tuesday in a small airplane crash near the Copiah County airport.

Details were sketchy Tuesday afternoon, but Gerry Mosley, a mechanic and pilot, was on board when the plane crashed. The identity of the passenger has not been confirmed.

Witnesses told WJTV-TV in Jackson that the plane was making an emergency landing at the airport near Hazlehurst when it crashed.

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A phone message left with Larry Wells, an official with the Federal Aviation Administration, was not immediately returned.