From The Tribune staff reports
SPRINGVILLE — Updated: Authorities said they have found no evidence of a plane crash in the Springville area following a complete grid search by the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office, Springville Police Department and the Odenville Police Department. The sheriff’s office used the Air One helicopter to conduct the search.
Authorities spoke with several witnesses during the search who said they saw the plane flying low, but it continued on.
Reported earlier: The Springville Police Department is currently searching for signs of a possible plane wreckage in the area.
According to authorities, a caller reported seeing a plane going down along Interstate 59.
Springville Police Chief Wayne Walton said the FAA has no record on a plane going down in the area.
St. Clair County’s helicopter, Air One is assisting in the search.
This story will be updated and more information is made available.