Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Nashville, Tennessee
Aircraft on landing struck trees and crashed onto a field.
Aircraft Make: EXPERIMENTAL ZEILER
Aircraft Model: BAKENG DUCE 1976 CZ
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
City: OLIVER SPRINGS
MARLOW—The pilot of a small experimental or ultralight aircraft was reported to be okay after a crash in Anderson County near Oliver Springs on Saturday afternoon, authorities said.
The pilot was reported to have walked away from the crash and declined medical treatment.
Authorities said federal officials have been notified of the crash of the registered aircraft.
The precise location of the crash wasn’t clear, but Oak Ridge Today received reports that it was near Ray Drive and Oak Circle in Oliver Springs and north of Green Acres Mobile Home Park off Oliver Springs Highway, just east of Highway 62 (the road that connects Oak Ridge and Oliver Springs).
The cause of the crash isn’t clear.
Oak Ridge Today has received a report that the pilot has a small private airstrip, but we haven’t been able to independently confirm that.
Original article can be found here: http://oakridgetoday.com
ANDERSON COUNTY - Anderson County authorities responded to a small plane crash outside the city limits of Oliver Springs Saturday afternoon.
According to the Anderson County Sheriff's Department, a man flying an ultralight aircraft crashed near the Oliver Springs airport.
No deaths or injuries were reported, and the pilot was able to walk away from the crash and refused medical treatment on the scene.
The ACSO could not say how the plane crashed. The investigation has been turned over federal authorities.
Original article can be found here: http://www.wbir.com