Message From The Sheriff
MESSAGE FROM SHERIFF
KEVIN MOLDER  ( read )
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01/04/2021

Plane Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Poinsett County Sheriff's Office

(1/4/2021, Poinsett County, Arkansas)

At approximately 9:44 am, the Poinsett County Dispatch Center received a call that a plane had crashed in the Northwest quadrant of Poinsett County.

Multiple agencies responded to the scene. Emergency responders discovered a twin-engine plane in a field off of Flag Slough Lane.

We have contacted the FAA and NTSB. More information will be provided when it becomes available.

Sheriff Kevin Molder

****Update ****

*12:22pm*

There have been two confirmed fatalities resulting from the plane crash.

More information will be provided when it is available.

Sheriff Kevin Molder

***Update***

*2:10 pm*

The bodies have been sent to the Medical Examiners Office in Little Rock. The National Transportation Safety Board will be on the scene soon to investigate the crash.

The family and friends of those who perished in this crash are in our thoughts and prayers.

Sheriff Kevin Molder

***Update***

*12:19 pm*

The pilot has been identified as Sean Wesley Stem, 52, of Jonesboro Arkansas. 

The passenger was Nickoles Lee Warren, 41, of Jonesboro Arkansas. 

Sheriff Kevin Molder