Union County plane crash

JUNCTION CITY, Arkansas -- Authorities in Union County, Arkansas, say no one was hurt when a small plane crashed there this afternoon.

The crash happened just after 1 p.m. today near Near Union County Road 203 and Salem Rd west of El Dorado, Arkansas.

Law enforcement and fire department officials found the plane, owned by Blue Airways of Mississippi, upside down.

The pilot told authorities he thought the plane had enough fuel for a 3 and 1/2 hour flight, but it didn't. He said the plane hit an embankment while he was trying to land and ended up in a clear-cut field.


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