Showers and thunderstorms may develop across Texoma today. Some of the storms may produce locally heavy rainfall and gusty winds, large hail and possibly an isolated tornado..
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.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.