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5 people dead in a twin-engine plane crash near the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport

A plane crash occurred outside of the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport, resulting in the loss of five lives.



Lieutenant Cody Burk with the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department said as of now, there are no survivors in the plane crash near the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport.

On Wednesday, there was a report of an aircraft crash near the Clinton National Airport, and emergency crews were immediately dispatched to the location.

According to the Little Rock Police Department, a twin-engine plane crashed in an area between the airport and the 3M Little Rock plant, and multiple agencies, including LRPD, Little Rock Fire Department, and Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office, are responding to the incident.

State and federal agencies are also expected to join the investigation.

At the time of the crash, there were significant wind gusts in the vicinity of the airport, as reported by Arkansas Storm Team meteorologist Pat Walker.

A neighbor near the crash site reported hearing a loud boom and seeing smoke. As of 1:20 p.m., officials could not confirm any passenger information.

However, at around 2 p.m., the Federal Aviation Administration reported that the aircraft was a twin-engine BE20, departing from the airport to John Glenn Columbus International Airport in Ohio, with five people onboard, and no survivors were found at the scene.