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Name released in Poinsett County plane crash

Published: May. 27, 2022 at 9:57 AM CDT|Updated: May. 31, 2022 at 10:02 AM CDT
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POINSETT COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - Crews were at the scene of a crop duster crash in Poinsett County Friday morning.

On Tuesday, May 31, Poinsett County Sheriff Kevin Molder released the name of the pilot as Trampus Johnson. He’s expected to be okay.

On Friday, May 27, Sheriff Kevin Molder confirmed the plane went down at the corner of Airport Road and Silver Maple Lane near Waldenburg around 7:35 a.m.

The pilot was taken to a hospital. According to his sister-in-law, he is expected to recover and was awake and alert at the hospital.

The FAA has been notified and is investigating.

At 11 a.m., crews were still on the scene working through debris.

The Poinsett County Sheriff's Office confirmed the plane crashed on Airport Road.
The Poinsett County Sheriff's Office confirmed the plane crashed on Airport Road.(Google)

No other details have been released at this time.

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