Sunday, July 30, 2017

Van's RV-10, N616JJ: Accident occurred July 30, 2017 at Lawrenceburg–Lawrence County Airport (2M2), Tennessee

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Nashville, Tennessee

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA467
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, July 30, 2017 in Lawrenceburg, TN
Aircraft: JAMES D RIGGS RV-10, registration: N616JJ

NTSB investigators will use data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator, and will not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

Aircraft on landing went off the runway into a ditch.

Date: 30-JUL-17
Time: 22:15:00Z
Regis#: N616JJ
Aircraft Make: VANS
Aircraft Model: RV10
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)

LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. (WKRN) – A small plane crash-landed at the Lawrenceburg airport in Lawrence County on Sunday.

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the Van's RV-10 plane went into a ditch after landing at 4:50 p.m.

City officials say two people were inside at the time. They suffered non-life threatening injuries and were taken to a nearby hospital for evaluation.

Both the Federal Aviation Administration and National Safety Transportation Board were notified. The agencies are expected to respond to the scene to help investigate the cause of the crash.

Authorities say there was a small fuel spill emergency personnel were still cleaning up around 7:45 p.m.

LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. - A small plane crashed at the Lawrenceburg-Lawrence County Airport.

The crash happened around 4:45 p.m. Sunday.

Authorities had not released many details regarding the crash. They confirmed two people in the plane had minor injuries.

One of the victims went to the hospital on their own, and a second victim was taken by ambulance.

The investigation into the crash remained ongoing.

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