Three People Survive Plane Crash in Jefferson Davis County

Three People Survive Plane Crash in Jefferson Davis County (Image 1)
Three People Survive Plane Crash in Jefferson Davis County (Image 1)

PRENTISS, Miss. – Three people were mildly injured after their single-engine plane crashed Saturday afternoon in a field off Thurman Rd.

Jefferson County Deputies say 75-year-old Sammie Hooks of Covington County was piloting the single-engine plane when it hit a line of trees, broke a wing, and crashed. He also owns the plane.

Kristy Wade, 38, and a 5-year-old boy were also aboard the plane.

Friends of the family says they were taken to Covington County Hospital and shortly released. Wade received cuts to the face and a broken chin. Hooks has a minor concussion and the little boy received a cut at the back of the head.

Investigation has begun on the cause of the crash.

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