SCOTT COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) — A Springfield woman was killed and her husband was critically injured in a plane crash in Tennessee.
WBIR, the NBC affiliate in Knoxville, reports a plane carrying David and Vicki Maxwell and a dog crashed in Scott County, Tennessee Tuesday.
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office found the wreckage of the missing plane Wednesday morning.
Authorities say Vicki Maxwell died in the crash.
David Maxwell was injured in the crash. He was taken to a hospital by a medical helicopter.
Authorities have not released his condition. The Scott County Sheriff’s Office says the dog was also found alive.
The Federal Aviation Administration says the plane was a Beechcraft 35-A33 Debonair. It crashed in a wooded area near Helenwood, Tennessee.
WBIR reports crews found the wreckage around 8 a.m. Wednesday.
The Maxwells ‘daughter, identified as Erin Patton, says her parents were flying back to Ohio from Florida when the plane disappeared from radar around 1:55 p.m.Grab the FREE WDTN News App for iPhone or Android. Stay up to date with all the local news, weather and sports as well as live newscasts and events as they happen. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for all the latest news, weather and sports. Follow @WDTN