Pilot injured in Dayton plane crash

Rhea County officials aren't releasing the pilot's name or condition yet. (Image: WTVC)

The National Transportation Safety Board, Federal Aviation Administration, and local authorities are investigating a plane crash in Rhea County Monday.

One person was injured, according to the dispatcher. His injuries are still unclear.

The pilot was flying a Rockwell International 112A aircraft from Illinois to Atlanta.

The dispatcher says the crash site is at 1725 Walkertown Road in Dayton. A Google Maps search of the address shows it appears to be a home with a large front yard.

Nearby Mark Anton Airport confirms to NewsChannel 9 the plane was not scheduled to land there today.

Our crew arrived on the scene shortly before 3 p.m.:

Rhea County authorities later confirmed some information about the pilot:



Depend on us to bring you updates as we get them.


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