Jackson Parish Sheriff: At least 1 dead in plane crash in Louisiana

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CHATHAM, La. (AP) — A small plane crash in Louisiana on Thursday afternoon has left at least one person dead, according to authorities.

Jackson Parish Sheriff Andy Brown told news outlets the plane was heading from Jackson to Shreveport and crashed north of Chatham on Louisiana 34.

The Monroe Regional Airport tower lost contact with the plane around 2:10 p.m.

Brown said there were three people on the plane; at least one was killed. He said the plane was a Cessna. Further details regarding the crash weren’t immediately known.

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