Deadly Arkansas Plane Crash Leaves 4 Dead – News release stated that four Oklahomans were killed in a small plane crash in Arkansas. Investigators reported that the Checotah family was in route to South Carolina on Friday, 4th of September 2020 for Labor Day weekend. Loved ones said the family opted to fly their own plane instead of driving because of COVID-19 concerns. Then, less than 30 minutes into the flight they encountered bad weather.
The victims on board during the crash were Kevin Herron who was in the cockpit, his wife Holly, his son Gavin, 7, and his father P.D. On Friday few moments after takeoff flight tracker showed the plane encountered storms, was rerouted and then disappeared. Release says that the wreckage was discovered the following morning, the plane had crashed into a thicket of trees.