Plane Reported Down in Independence County

MAY 6, 2005 - Posted at 4:59 p.m. CDT

BATESVILLE, AR - Authorities in Independence County are searching at this hour for a plane that reportedly went down at approximately 4 o'clock this afternoon near the Independence/Sharp County line.

Independence County 911 dispatcher Will Floyd said the dispatch center got several calls shortly after 4, reporting a plane going down in a heavily wooded area off Sandtown Road.

K8 News has a crew en route to the scene, and will have more details as they become available.