Friday, August 18, 2017

Boeing Stearman E75, N4859N: Accident occurred August 18, 2017 at Centerville Municipal Airport (KGHM), Hickman County, Tennessee

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

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA504
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, August 18, 2017 in Centerville, TN
Aircraft: BOEING E75, registration: N4859N

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, ground looped.

Date: 18-AUG-17
Time: 19:30:00Z
Regis#: N4859N
Aircraft Make: BOEING
Aircraft Model: STEARMAN
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)

CENTERVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Officials said a small plane crashed at the Centerville Municipal Airport on Friday afternoon.

Airport manager Woody Woodruff said the plane was coming in to land around 3:30 p.m. when conditions got rough and the plane crashed.

The plane didn’t flip, but the wings were torn off.

Two people were in the plane at the time. No one was hurt.

The airport is shut down while they clean up. 

Woodruff said the runway should be cleared in a short amount of time.

Original article can be found here ➤

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