Plane Crash in Percy priest lake officials searching for survivors

Multiple agencies are on Percy priest lake searching for survivors of a jet that crashed around 11 AM today.

Officials tell us the jet took off from the Smyrna airport around 11 am

Sources tell News 2 that 7 people were on board the small private jet and a loud explosion was heard shortly after takeoff.

Officials say The FAA and NTSB are enroute to the scene.

Metro OEM dive team is here as is the Tennessee highway patrol chopper.

multiple rescue units out of Rutherford County are also here

.Officials with the Smyrna airport say the airport is approximately 3 miles from this location.

Officials stressed there is no need for civilians to come and help at this time looking for survivors.

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