One Reported Dead After Plane Crash In North Little Rock

May 5, 2016

Authorities at the airport in North Little Rock Thursday after the small plane crashed.
Credit KATV, Channel 7 News

One person is reported dead following a plane crash at the municipal airport in North Little Rock.

North Little Rock city spokesman Nathan Hamilton said one person died in the crash of a Cessna 310 about 1:30 p.m. Thursday. He said a second person in the plane was transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries.

A Cessna 310 is a six-passenger, twin engine aircraft, according to Cessna's website.

Police told reporters at the scene that after the plane crashed it hit a fuel tank by the Central Arkansas Water facility and firefighters were called to the scene.

A North Little Rock police spokesman did not immediately return a telephone message to The Associated Press.

A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman did not immediately respond to messages seeking comment.