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UPDATE: Body of missing student pilot found

UPDATE from WRCB-TV:   Bradley County Fire and Rescue Officials confirm they have located a the body of a student pilot who fell from an aircraft.

 

Original Story:

BRADLEY COUNTY, TN. (WRCB) — The search continues for a student pilot, who was ejected from a small plane without a parachute.

The missing pilot’s instructor managed to land the single engine plane safely, after the aircraft went into a nose dive.

On the ground and in the air, the search continues for the pilot who authorities say fell some 2,500 feet from a two-seater plane.

Click here for more from WRCB-TV.

Crews search for student pilot thrown from plane

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Posted in Regional News, TN-Monroe County, TN-Polk County

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