Pilot Sean Sweeney, Micah Kendrick, Kyle Bennett, Gunter Beaty, and Glenmarkus Walker die in small aircraft crash in Little Rock, Arkansas

Modified Date: 
Fri, 02/24/2023 - 6:30am
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, February 22, 2023

5 die in small airplane crash near Little Rock factory

 Five employees of an environmental consulting firm died when a small airplane they were traveling in crashed near a Little Rock factory on Wednesday shortly after taking off, authorities said.

5 killed in small plane crash in Little Rock, Arkansas

The environmental consultant company CTEH later confirmed in a statement to CBS News that all five people aboard, including the pilot, were CTEH employees out of its Little Rock office. 

5 killed in plane crash were headed to Ohio to respond to metals plant explosion

The twin-engine plane crashed outside a 3M plant in Little Rock, a couple of miles south of Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport, Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Cody Burk said.

5 killed in Arkansas plane crash while en route to scene of a fatal explosion at Ohio factory

The twin-engine plane crashed and burst into flames shortly after takeoff near the Little Rock airport, the National Transportation Safety Board told CNN in an emailed statement.

5 killed in Little Rock plane crash identified

The plane was carrying employees of the Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health (CTEH) when it took off from Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock, according to the firm and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).


People Involved: 
Sean Sweeney
Micah Kendrick
Kyle Bennett
Gunter Beaty
Glenmarkus Walker