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1 dead in Sevierville small plane crash

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One person is dead after a small plane crashed at the Gatlinburg Pigeon Forge airport in Sevierville.

According to Bob Stahlke, spokesperson for City of Sevierville, the single-engine plane ran off the runway into a wooded area. Stahlke wasn't sure if the plane was taking off or landing.

There was a fire after the plane crashed, but it was extinguished. No one on the ground was hurt.

Investigators aren't sure how many people were on board the plane. They confirmed that one person was killed.

The crash was reported at 11:43 a.m.

Read more at WBIR's website.

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