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2 Ada men killed in Pontotoc Co. plane crash

Two Ada men were killed in a plane crash near Roff, Oklahoma, early Friday morning.
Two Ada men were killed in a plane crash near Roff, Oklahoma, early Friday morning.(KXII)
Published: Jul. 2, 2021 at 9:58 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 2, 2021 at 4:32 PM CDT
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ROFF, Okla. (KXII) - Two Ada men were killed in a plane crash overnight in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma.

Oklahoma troopers said Derrick Sutherland, 35, was piloting a Beech 35-33 fixed wing single engine aircraft with passenger Dakota Abbott, 30, on board when they crashed just south of 25539 County Road 3500 three miles east of Roff around 3:30 a.m. Friday.

Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

Pontotoc County Sheriff John Christian said the plane left Ardmore at approximately 1:50 a.m. Friday and its destination was Ada.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are now investigating.

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