Smith County Fire Marshal: Plane crash reported near Big Sandy was a false alarm

Published: Jun. 30, 2022 at 10:03 AM CDT
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SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - Smith County officials said a report of a plane crash was a false alarm.

According to Larry Christian with the Smith County Sheriff’s Office, they originally received a report of a plane crash in the area of Highway 155 south of Big Sandy.

According to Smith County Fire Marshal Jay Brooks, it was a crop duster that was flying low in the area. They received a report from a citizen that a plane had gone below the tree line out of view and they saw what they believed to be smoke.

The pilot is okay and there was no crash.

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