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Three Injured in Stone County Plane Crash

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A small plane crashed in Stone County Thursday evening sending three people to the hospital.

Officials say the plane crashed just after 6 p.m. off Oil Well Road.

Sheriff Mike Farmer with the Stone County Sheriff's Department tells us the pilot said he lost power in the plane, and after hitting a few tree tops, he managed to land it.

We're told the three men aboard the plane were taken to Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. Sheriff Farmer says their injuries don't appear to be life-threatening.

Farmer also tells us the plane was headed from Texas to Mobile, Alabama when it went down.

The official cause of the crash is still under investigation.

We'll bring you more details on this story as they become available.

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