A small plane crashed less than a mile away from a Mississippi airport on Monday, killing the plane's pilot and three passengers, according to authorities.
The Beech BE36 crashed at 8:32 a.m. a half mile away from a runway at Tupelo Regional Airport, according to the FAA. The pilot had reported smoke in the cockpit.
Four people on board the plane were deceased, the Tupelo police chief said.
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Federal officials were on their way.