Two die in Copiah Co. plane crash

By WLOX Staff

COPIAH COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Two people died Tuesday afternoon when their plane crashed in Copiah County. It happened just west of Highway 51 between Crystal Springs and Hazlehurst.

A Copiah Emergency Operation Center spokesman said the plane appeared to be lined up for landing about a quarter mile north of the Gallman Airport. Federal aviation officials are on their way to the airport.

We'll have more on this story as details are released.

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