Two dead in Hancock County plane crash

(Photo source: Hancock Co. Sheriff's Dept.)
(Photo source: Hancock Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Two people have died in a small plane crash in Hancock County.

Authorities tell WLOX News that at around 2:45 pm, a plane went down at White Cypress Lake. That's on Highway 603 near the Leetown community.

An FAA spokesman said the crash involved a RV4, an experimental, light, home built aircraft. According to the FAA, the crash took place on a private air strip. The plane was registered to a Perkinston man.

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