IDENTIFICATION Regis#: 8465J Make/Model: C150 Description: 150, A150, Commuter, Aerobat Date: 09/21/2012 Time: 2115 Event Type: Incident Highest Injury: None Mid Air: N Missing: N Damage: Unknown LOCATION City: CORINTH State: MS Country: US DESCRIPTION AIRCRAFT FORCE LANDED IN A FIELD AND FLIPPED OVER, NEAR CORINTH, MS INJURY DATA Total Fatal: 0 # Crew: 2 Fat: 0 Ser: 0 Min: 0 Unk: # Pass: 0 Fat: 0 Ser: 0 Min: 0 Unk: # Grnd: Fat: 0 Ser: 0 Min: 0 Unk: OTHER DATA Activity: Unknown Phase: Landing Operation: OTHER FAA FSDO: JACKSON, MS (SW31) Entry date: 09/24/2012
A couple walks away virtually unscathed after a plane crash in Alcorn County Friday afternoon. (Wayne Hereford, WTVA)
ALCORN COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) -- An Oregon couple walks away virtually unscathed after their plane crashed in Alcorn County Friday afternoon.
Authorities say the Cessna 150 went down in a soybean field located in the Hinkle community.
The pilot, 63-year-old Ron Noland, and his wife Cindy were flying from Atlanta to Memphis when he told authorities the engine quit.
The crash remains under investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board.
ALCORN COUNTY, Miss. - Federal Aviation officials are investigating a plane crash in Alcorn County, Mississippi.
Officials with the Pisgah Community Volunteer Fire Department told 7 Eyewitness News they responded to the scene of the crash around 4:30 p.m. Friday.
They said a small plane began to have engine trouble as it was heading toward Memphis.
The pilot tried to make an emergency landing, but the plane flipped and landed upside down in a soybean field near County Road 518 near Rienzi, Mississippi.
Fortunately, no one was injured.
Officials have not released the names of the pilot and passenger.
7 Eyewitness News was told a representative with the Federal Aviation Administration was on the scene of the crash Saturday afternoon, and is making plans to bring the plane to a local airport by Monday.