Monday, April 29, 2019

Grumman American AA-5B Tiger, N191DS: Incident occurred April 28, 2019 near McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS), Alcoa, Blount County, Tennessee

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

Landed on a highway.

https://registry.faa.gov/N191DS

Date: 28-APR-19
Time: 23:35:00Z
Regis#: N191DS
Aircraft Make: GRUMMAN AMERICAN
Aircraft Model: AA 5B
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: ROCKWOOD
State: TENNESSEE 



BLOUNT COUNTY, Tennessee — A small plane made an emergency landing on Pellissippi Parkway between Cusick Road and Old Knoxville Highway, according to Blount County dispatch.

A Blount County Sheriff's deputy said the pilot couldn’t make it to a runway and landed on the highway. 

The Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority's Department of Public Safety said it received an Alert 2 notification indicating that an aircraft was experiencing issues. The Grumman American AA-5B Tiger could not make the airport runway and made an emergency landing.

There are no serious injuries reported at this time, according to officials.

Alcoa Police and Fire Departments responded. The pilot was traveling from Avon, Indiana to Elberton, Georgia, according to officials.

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BLOUNT COUNTY (WATE) - A small plane landed safely on Pellissippi Parkway Sunday night, according to Blount County Dispatch.

Dispatch says the plane landed near exit 11A on the parkway around 7:41 p.m. 

The Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authorities Dept of Public Safety received an Alert 2 notification from the FAA indicating that an aircraft was experiencing issues. 

The plane made an emergency landing on Pellissippi Parkway between Cusick Road and Old Knoxville Highway.

Blount County Sheriff's Office, Alcoa Police Department and Alcoa Fire Department were all on the scene. 

No injuries were reported and the pilot was heading from Avon, Indiana to Elberton, Georgia.

Story and video ➤ https://www.wate.com

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