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Cessna Crashes in Vance County

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HENDERSON — Law enforcement officials in Vance Countyhad to leave a parade route and leap into action Saturday. The pilot of aCessna 172 crashed the plane while trying to land it at the Oxford-Henderson Airport.

The crash, which occurred about a quarter of a mile north of theairport, was very close to the site of the Henderson Christmas parade,which was underway at the time.

Rescue crews were able to save the pilot and a passenger who wereon their way in from Pennsylvania. Both were able to walk away from thecrash.

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