Sheriff: Plane crash in Cairo, IL appears to be false alarm

Cairo, IL police investigating report of plane crash
Published: May. 26, 2016 at 7:05 PM CDT|Updated: May. 26, 2016 at 9:21 PM CDT
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CAIRO, IL (KFVS) - Police in Cairo, Illinois ended the search for a plane crash on Thursday afternoon, May 26.

According to the Alexander County sheriff, it appeared to be a false alarm.

According to police they received a report of a plane crash on 7 Mile Road and were looking into the validity of it.

They said a beacon signal alerting to a plane in trouble was received but it could have been from up to 5 miles away.

The Alexander County Sheriff's Office was also assisting.

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