Downed pilot transferred to Memphis

By Rex Wilgus/Monroe Journal

AMORY – The pilot of the single-engine Piper Cherokee Six that crashed in Monroe County Tuesday morning, Greg Huggins, is still in critical condition and was transferred to the Regional Medical Center at Memphis (The MED), according to Monroe County Sheriff’s Department Spokesman Tim Oswalt.
Huggins, 49, who is from Memphis, was flying from Ocala, Fla., to Olive Branch, Miss., where he gives flying lessons at Downtown Aviation. Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell said Huggins had run out of gas.
Oswalt said investigators from the FAA had been at the crash site all day Wednesday.

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