CLINTON, Ark. — According to the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management, a small plane crashed near the intersection of Highway 65 and 16 in Clinton Saturday, July 13.
ADEM received the report at 11:14 a.m. on Saturday. The plane was operated by civilians.
Detective Jay Murdoch with the Clinton Police Department said the plane was taking off from the Clinton Municipal Airport when it crashed about a quarter mile from the end of the runway.
There were three people on board; a male pilot, woman, and a girl that's approximately 12 years old.
All three individuals were taken by med-flight to a local hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.
The FAA and the NTSB are investigating the crash.
This story has been edited and updated with more information.