FAA explains why low-flying plane was spotted in multiple counties

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WINCHESTER, Ky. (WKYT) - The Federal Aviation Administration is explaining why many in Kentucky saw a low-flying plane Thursday.

Officials say the aircraft in question was conducting aerial survey work.

Many people spotted the plane in the Bluegrass region, including Winchester, Mt. Sterling, Fayette County and other areas.

The FAA did not say who owned the plane or what kind of survey work was being performed.