Plane crash injures three in southern Oklahoma

Monday, August 5th 2002, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

A Broken Arrow man is listed in serious condition after his small plane crashed shortly after take-off.

Federal investigators will check out the crash site in Marietta. Three people were injured, including pilot Theodore McElroy. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says McElroy's Cessna failed to clear trees after take off, and then it crashed.

McElroy's two passengers are also hospitalized. One is in stable condition; the other is listed in fair condition.