Tennessee plane crash kills pilot-injures 3 passengers
Pilot of a small plane in Tennessee dies after he loses control of the airplane and crashes the aircraft leaving three passengers injured.
Tennessee aviation accident lawyer alert-NTSB to investigate Oliver Springs, Tennessee plane crash that involved fatal injuries.
Oliver Springs, TN – A pilot from Powell, Tennessee suffered fatal injuries when his small plane flying with three passengers on board skidded off the runway. The airplane crashed into a tree after it ran off the runway on Sunday, October 18, 2009, announced United Press International. Police identified the pilot as 66-year-old Doyle R. Chadwick, who attempted to land into a small airport when the aircraft, identified as a single-engine Piper PA28, continued to slide off the runway and onto the grass strip crashing into a tree near Oliver Springs, Tennessee, reported news sources.
Emergency medical services (EMS) arrived at the scene to transport the injured to a local hospital to be treated by doctors and nurses. Medical officials have not release the injured passengers names as of yet. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) http://www.faa.gov spokeswoman, Kathleen Bergen, reported the small plane attempted to land, the wheels hit the grassy strip, and did not stop until it crashed through a tree.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) http://www.ntsb.gov also planned to look into the crash to determine the cause. Other information gathered about the aviation accident revealed the aircraft was registered to Oak Ridge Flyers Inc, an elite aviation club.
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