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Body of pilot, plane wreckage, believed found

Authorities may have found the plane that left Greenville Friday bound for Jonesboro, Ark. and the body of its pilot, according to multiple sources in Mississippi.

WLBT-3 in Jackson, Miss. is confirming that wreckage of the plane and the body of Monty Hudson, 48, was found approximately 12 miles east of Philadelphia, Miss. at 8 p.m. on Monday night.

Hudson left Greenville Friday on his way to Jonesboro with a scheduled stop in Cleveland, Miss. to refuel.

Officials with the Civil Air Patrol said radar last picked up Hudson’s plane – described as a yellow and blue AT 602 Air Tractor Air Craft – on Friday near Livingston, Ala.