West Tennessee man dies in plane crash

West Tennessee man dies in plane crash

DYERSBURG, Tenn. (WMC) - A Dyersburg man was killed when a small airplane crashed in north Alabama over the weekend.

Officials say 70-year-old John Sigman Sr. died when the private plane went down near Cullman Regional Airport.

The FAA says a Piper PA-32 crashed in the woods and caught fire but the cause of the crash remains under investigation.

A Cullman man, who was the only passenger in the aircraft, was seriously injured.

Officials say Sigman was in Alabama to consider purchasing the airplane that crashed.

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