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Pilot, passenger OK after plane down in Brewton

Photo: Plane down in Brewton, Alabama

Photo source: Channel 3's Tristan Turner

Several people are on scene in Brewton after reports of a plane down.

The Escambia County Sheriff's Office in Alabama said that the incident happened at the intersection of Travis Road and Woodchuck Road about four and a half miles southeast of the Brewton Municipal Airport.

The PA-28 Cherokee, a single-engine plane, lost its engine and sent a mayday to the Pensacola tower. The sheriff's office said the plane sustained minor damage due to a fence.

Authorities said the aircraft took off from Peach Tree De Kalb Airport in Atlanta with the pilot's destination being Pensacola.

The sheriff's office said the pilot and passenger are okay.

The Federal Aviation Administration has been assigned to the investigation.


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