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DANVILLE, Ark. (AP) - It was engine trouble that apparently sent a small plane crashing into a pasture in Danville, Arkansas, on Saturday, killing three Oklahomans.
Danville police identify the pilot as 26-year-old Brandon Wayne Hughes of Ada. Also on the plane were 34-year-old Justin Whitefield, who was the executive director of the Oklahoma Youth Expo, and 37-year-old Jenny Parton.
Authorities say Hughes reported engine trouble to air-traffic controllers about 11 p-m Saturday.
They say the plane, which had stopped in Little Rock to refuel before continuing west to Oklahoma City, went down in a cow pasture about two miles from the runway of the Danville airport.
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