The single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza plane was attempting to take off from Russellville Regional Airport when it went down.
There were four people aboard at the time; all of them were killed. They were identified as the pilot Phillip Cowger and three siblings Wesley Harris, Julie Lefevre, and Robert Harris.
It is believed that the passengers were heading to Knoxville to attend a funeral.
The cause of crash is being investigated.