Blytheville Man Dies in Plane Crash

September 5, 2005 - Posted at 7:25 p.m.CDT

Blytheville,AR - The pilot of a crop duster is dead after his plane crashed at the Blytheville airport this afternoon.

74-year-old L J Broussard had been spraying fields in Mississippi County for about 20 minutes when he came in to land. After touching down witnesses say he pulled up, veered to the right and then crashed. Airport personnel says Broussard was an experienced pilot with over 25 thousand hours.

They believe he might have had a heart attack.