Cell Phone Helps Locate Downed Plane
Posted October 27, 2003
JONES COUNTY, N.C. — A cell phone helped search crews find the pilot of a downed plane in eastern North Carolina Sunday.
Crews searched six counties before they found the pilot in Jones County.
Tony Hendricks of Horry County South Carolina described a nearby TV tower to dispatchers until they recognized his location.
The FAA is expected to arrive Monday to investigate the crash.