Search Called Off For Possible Plane Down in Lawrence County

Reports of a possible plane crash near Athalia in Ohio caused emergency crews to search the area yesterday.

The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department confirmed that Lawrence County Dispatch 911 received a call at around 6 p.m. on Saturday about a possible small plane crash just off of State Route 217.

Helicopter crews searched and could not confirm the reports.

As of Saturday night, the search was called off.

We'll keep you updated with any new information as it develops. Stay tuned to NewsChannel 3 and WSAZ.COM for more information.

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