An investigation is underway after a plane crashed into Percy Priest Lake. The Federal Aviation Administration says the Cessna C501 left Smyrna and was headed to nearby Nashville when it went down, crashing in what’s now being called “a controlled impact” near Fate Sanders Marina Saturday morning. Authorities have responded to the area of this tragedy with crews on scene awaiting any survivors or potential victims’ remains as well as trying their best not only recover those that are unaccounted for but also figure out how this happened.”
A plane crashed into Percy Priest Lake Saturday, after departing from the Smyrna Rutherford County Airport in Tennessee. The FAA is currently investigating what could have caused this unfortunate event to happen. There were no passengers on board at the time of impact and crews are now working with local authorities to find out how many casualties there maybe while also assessing if anyone was hurt or killed during a rescue that took place shortly thereafter 11:00 a.m when it happened
The NTSB is conducting an investigation and will provide all updates. It seems that there have been signs of debris, but the FAA cannot confirm at this time which material it may be from.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol has been crucial support in the aftermath of this terrible tragedy. Lt Bill Miller said, “Our hearts go out to everyone affected.” The search for any missing passengers from the recreational boating area near La Vergne will be aided by Federal Aviation Administration officials who have responded quickly and are expected on-site within 24 hours.
Well till now no one is injured and died.
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