Plane Crashes on Japanese Steakhouse Parking Lot in Jonesboro

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JONESBORO, AR – An investigation is underway after the crash of a small plane early Wednesday.

It happened in the parking lot of the the Fuji Japanese Steakhouse on E. Highland Drive.

KAIT Region 8 News reports that there was a small fire with the crash but it was put out and the two people on the plane were not injured.

At last report, the Jonesboro Fire Department was monitoring the scene because of a fuel leak from the damaged aircraft.

Police say businesses in the shopping center near the crash site will be open. 

According to online records, the plane is a Piper PA-28R-200 and owned by C & S Aviation LLC. of Jonesboro.

An investigator is en route to Jonesboro from Little Rock to inspect the scene.

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