Courtesy KLTV – Source: Michael Searcy – Rusk County Office of Emergency Management
State troopers identified the two injured people in a plane crash near the Rusk County Airport Saturday afternoon. The pilot was 56-year-old Sheradon Royce Carter of Sumner, and his passenger was 36-year-old Kristi Marie Holden of Paris. Both are in stable condition on Monday. The preliminary investigation indicates that the plane lost power just after takeoff and crashed into the tree line.