April 29, 2003
Posted at: 3:57 p.m. CDT
JONESBORO, Ark. -- Two Craighead County men were hospitalized with moderate injuries Tuesday when their small plane went down in a field off State Highway 18 just east of the Jonesboro city limits.
The injured men were identified as 27-year-old Michael Barkley of Brookland and his passenger, 28-year-old Christopher Bowman of Bay.
The accident occurred just before 7 a.m. Craighead County Sheriff's Deputy Marty Boyd says the plane went down when it apparently hit a nearby power line. The plane's engine may have begun to fail before it struck the power line.