Prop plane crashes in Bradley County
Two passengers confirmed dead by Bradley County EMA
UPDATE: Two people are confirmed dead after a single-engine, four-seat prop plane crashed in Bradley County on Monday night.
Authorities did not provide the names of the deceased.
Adam Lewis, the Public Information Officer for Bradley Co. EMA told News 12 tonight that the plane crashed into a heavily wooded area hundreds of yards away from Linden Drive in southeast Bradley County.
Lewis says the initial phone call reporting the plane crash came in around 5:13 p.m. Monday to the Bradley Co. 911 Center.
Responders from the Bradley Co. Sheriff’s Office, Bradley Co. Fire Rescue, Bradley Co. EMS, Bradley Co. EMA, and Polk Co. CareMed all responded to the scene.
Lewis says the debris field is also “several hundred yards long” and that the “Bradley County Medical examiner is on scene and in the process of removing the bodies.”
The Bradley Co. Sheriff’s Office has set a perimeter around the crash site near Linden Avenue and will be “protected overnight” until the FAA and NTSB take over the investigation Tuesday morning.
POLK COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) — News 12 has received a report that a small plane has crash-landed just north of Cleveland on Highway 64 in Bradley County.
Polk County Sheriff Steve Ross told News 12 that the crash happened 75 yards before the Polk County line in a wooded area.
The situation is being overseen by the Bradley Co. Sheriff’s Office.
News 12 will provide more details on this story as it develops.