Thursday, December 10, 2020

Springville, St. Clair County, Alabama

SPRINGVILLE, Alabama — Updated: Authorities said they have found no evidence of a plane crash in the Springville area following a complete grid search by the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office, Springville Police Department and the Odenville Police Department. The sheriff’s office used the Air One helicopter to conduct the search. 

Authorities spoke with several witnesses during the search who said they saw the plane flying low, but it continued on.

The search focused on an area around County Road 12 and Belaire Drive.

Reported earlier: The Springville Police Department is currently searching for signs of a possible plane wreckage in the area.

According to authorities, a caller reported seeing a plane going down along Interstate 59.

Springville Police Chief Wayne Walton said the Federal Aviation Administration has no record on a plane going down in the area.

St. Clair County’s helicopter, Air One is assisting in the search.



SPRINGVILLE, Alabama (WIAT) — After receiving reports of a plane crash in Springville, police who have searched the area have concluded there is no evidence a plane went down in the area.

According to Juana Corbin, public information officer for the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office, a caller claimed they saw what looks to be a plane going down as they were traveling down I-59. 

Officers with the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office, the Springville Police Department and the Odenville Police Department spoke to several witnesses, who said they did not see the plane crash, but that it was reportedly flying low.

A grid search of the area turned up no evidence of a plane crash.

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