NTSB: Diamondhead plane wreckage to be removed by end of day

NTSB: Diamondhead plane wreckage to be removed by end of day

DIAMONDHEAD, MS (WLOX) - An investigator with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) met in Diamondhead Saturday afternoon to hold a briefing regarding the single-engine plane crash that happened Friday.

The Hancock County pilot, whose identity has not yet been released, died in the crash.

The investigator said a report with factual discoveries should be released within the next 5-7 business days. However, a complete and verified report may take up to a year.

"The plane wreckage should be completely removed by the end of the day today and should be taken to a site in Jacksonville," the investigator said.

After questions from the media were taken, the investigator met with the Diamondhead mayor, the Hancock County coroner. and other city officials privately.

We will have more information about this investigation tonight on WLOX at 10 pm.

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