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Authorities Investigating Plane Crash In Rutherford County

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Rutherford County authorities are investigating a plane crash near Bostic. Rutherford County authorities are investigating a plane crash near Bostic.
RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. - The Federal Aviation Administration are investigating a plane that crashed in a field off of Mackey Freeman Road in Rutherford County early Sunday afternoon. 

A spokesperson for the FAA said that the Mooney M20 crash landed in the field off of Mackey Freeman Road, near Bostic, at 1:30 pm. Details about the crash were limited, but Rutherford County authorities say that the pilot of the plane contacted 911 dispatchers following the crash and he was not injured. Local residents told our crew at the scene that the crash was about a half-mile off the road in a field on private property and the pilot was the only person in the plane at the time.

Stay tuned to 7 On Your Side and WSPA.com as we work to bring you more details on this developing story.
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