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Investigators probe fatal plane crash in Mayfield, KY

MAYFIELD, KY (WSIL) -- Federal and local investigators are looking into a small plane crash Monday before 5 p.m. in Graves County, Kentucky that killed the pilot.

Graves County Coroner Brad Jones tells News 3 the plane went down in a field next to the Mayfield-Graves County Airport.

The victim's identity isn't being released until the family is notified.
Deputies from the Graves County Sheriff’s Office responded to a field near the intersection of Twin Hill Road and Spence Chapel Road, just north of Interstate 69.

Sheriff’s Office personnel said they will continue to secure the crash scene overnight, according to a press release.

A meeting with the National Transportation Safety Board is scheduled for Tuesday morning. The NTSB will handle the investigate into the cause of the crash.

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