Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

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Lewis County native killed in plane crash


September 17, 2020

Capt. Jessica Wright

A Lewis County native, Capt. Jessica Naomi Wright, lost her life in a plane crash on September 8, 2020 in McMinnville.

Capt. Wright was one of three Tennessee Air National Guardsmen killed in the crash near the Warren County Memorial Airport on Tuesday afternoon following lift-off in a Piper PA28.

A witness reported seeing the airplane attempt to return to the airport when the crash occurred.

Lt. Col. Shelli Huether, director of operations for the 118th Intelligence Support Squadron; Capt. Wright, assistant director of operations for the 118th ISS; and Senior Master Sgt. Scott Bumpus, chie...

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