By Josh Carter
TERRY, Miss. (WLBT) – A plane crashed in Terry on Lebanon Pinegrove Road Wednesday evening, confirms Major Pete Luke.
The 50-year-old pilot from Raymond told investigators that as he approached a landing strip on Jenkin Road, the plane’s engine failed, causing it to crash into power lines and then catch on fire.
According to a witness, the wheels of the plane caught the power lines and flipped upside down.
The witness also said that the pilot unbuckled his seat-belt and fell onto the ground and ran to safety.
No injuries have been reported as a result of the crash.
Law enforcement and emergency vehicles are on the scene.
Entergy is also on the scene. Several homes near the accident are without power.