On 21 December 2017 the pilot of a Gregory S. Browning Zodiac 601XL departed Shelbyville Municipal Airport, Tennessee on a flight to Wifferdill Airport, Chapmansboro, Tennessee. A short time later witnesses in the vicinity of Chapmansboro Tennessee reported hearing a loud ‘boom’ similar to a crash. The aircraft was found in an open field in an upright position with substantial damage. The pilot, the only person on board, sustained fatal injuries.
The investigation, conducted by the National Transportation Safety Board, is continuing.
|Date:||21 December 2017||Investigation status:||Active|
|Time:||1307 CST||Investigation level:||Defined - click for an explanation of investigation levels|
|Location:||near Thompson's Station, Tennessee, USA|
|State:||International||Occurrence type:||Collision with terrain|
|Report status:||Pending||Occurrence category:||Accident|
|Highest injury level:||Fatal|
|Aircraft model||Gregory S. Browning, Zodiac 601XL|
|Type of operation||Unknown|
|Damage to aircraft||Substantial|
|Departure point||Shelbyville Municipal Airport, Tennessee, USA|
|Destination||Wifferdill Airport, Chapmansboro, Tennessee, USA|