According to Giles County Sheriff Kyle Helton and additional authorities, there’s been a reported plane crash near the Diana area in Giles County.
Reports say two people are dead after a single-engine airplane crashed in Giles County near the Marshall County Line, near Diana.
Officials with the Abernathy Field Airport in Pulaski reported a single-engine Beechcraft airplane had gone down near Diana Ridge Road. They said the Federal Aviation Administration was looking for the plane and had lost contact with it around 11am Thursday.
According to authorities, the plane took off from Downtown Island Home Airport in Knoxville at 10:48am (Eastern) and was headed for the airport in Pulaski when it crashed shortly after 11am (Central). The plane is registered to Plantation Reclaimed Inc.
It’s unclear how many people were on board the plane at the time of the crash. The identities of the deceased have not been released at this time, and no further information has been released.