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Pilot faints, crashed plane in Fernwood

Authorities are investigating the crash of a small single-engine airplane near a runway at the McComb Airport in Fernwood.

The Enterprise-Journal reports that the pilot told firefighters on the scene that he fainted as he was approaching to land on Friday.

The pilot escaped the crash with only minor injuries.

Fire Chief T.J. Bowman says said the National Transportation Safety Board was notified of the crash and would be conducting an investigation.

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