- Associated Press - Tuesday, October 11, 2016

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities in East Tennessee say a pilot and passenger have suffered minor injuries in a plane crash.

WBIR-TV in Knoxville (https://on.wbir.com/2dV8tUf ) reports the small plane crashed into the French Broad River in eastern Knox County.

The Knox County sheriff’s office says the plane apparently hit a power line before crashing into the river behind a home and across from a cemetery.

The sheriff’s office said the pilot and passenger suffered minor injuries.


Information from: WBIR-TV, https://www.wbir.com/

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