1 dead after plane crash in Hamilton County

Tennessee News
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One person is dead after a fatal plane crash in Hamilton County.  

Chris Swain, director of the Collegedale Municipal Airport, confirmed a person has died after the plane crashed on the runway Friday. 

Dispatch said the crash happened around 6:30 p.m. near 5100 Bess Moore Road in Apison, Tennessee.  

Swain said the single-occupant plane was taking off when it crashed. The plane is considered a total loss. 

The FAA and NTSB have been notified and are on the way to the scene. 

The identity of the person killed has not yet been released.  

Director Swain says that the victim has often flown from the airport. 

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