Plane crashed south of airport in Boonville
COOPER COUNTY - A plane crashed on Nancy Potter Rd. south of the Jesse P. Viertel Memorial Airport outside of Boonville at approximately 9 a.m. this morning.
Authorities say that one plane went down and four people were on board.
The pilot died and the other three passengers are in serious, but stable condition. They were transported to University Hospital in Columbia.
The Federal Aviation Administration will be investigating the cause of the crash. Their investigation will begin within the next 24 hours.
The Missouri Highway Patrol and the Coopers County Sheriffs office will stay around the site until the investigation is over.