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Emergency crews respond to plane crash at Southern Illinois Airport

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Small plane flipped during landing at Southern Illinois Airport Small plane flipped during landing at Southern Illinois Airport
Two people were on board the plane. Airport management says they're okay. Two people were on board the plane. Airport management says they're okay.
Credit: Southern Illinois Airport Credit: Southern Illinois Airport
A crane is being brought in to flip plane back over. A crane is being brought in to flip plane back over.

UPDATED 3:05 p.m. SUNDAY, MAY 26, 2019

Southern Illinois Airport Assistant Manager Patrick McDonald tells News 3 that a small, light Luscombe airplane flipped during landing. 

Two people were on board. McDonald says both are okay. 

Airport operations and fire and rescue are on scene. McDonald says a crane is in route to flip the plane back over. 

UPDATED 2: 45 p.m. SUNDAY, MAY 26, 2019

Our crew on the scene reports one small plane is upside down on the runway. 

First responders are on scene.

UPDATED 2:30 p.m. SUNDAY, MAY 26, 2019

Sources confirm to News 3 a small plane flipped at the airport in Murphysboro.

Some of the departments that have responded are now clearing the scene.

News 3 is working to learn if anyone has been injured.

ORIGINAL STORY

JACKSON CO. (WSIL) -- Multiple agencies have responded to an incident at the Southern Illinois Airport in Murphysboro.

Officials tell News 3 agencies have responded but couldn't confirm any details at this time.

According to a post by the Southern Illinois Fire Incidents Facebook page, fire and ambulance crews have responded to a plane crash.

News 3 has crews on the way to the scene.

Stay with News 3 for updates.
 

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