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Name of pilot killed in crash released

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JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

One person died in a plane crash in Cross County Monday afternoon.

According to Cross County Sheriff J.R. Smith, the crash happened around 2:30 p.m. on County Road 132.

Sheriff Smith said Michael Burnette, 61, of Hickory Ridge was killed. 

Smith said the pilot hit a power line before coming down.

The sheriff’s department said the Federal Aviation Administration will conduct an investigation.

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