published Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

FAA to probe plane crash in Marion County

A small aircraft likely on its way to McMinnville, Tenn., for repairs made a forced landing in a Marion County field on Tuesday, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office confirmed.

Detective Gene Hargis said the crash happened close to Interstate 24 to mile marker 146.

The FAA is sending a representative to investigate the incident.

The pilot likely ran out of gas, Hargis said.

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