Tragedy Strikes in Giles County as Small Plane Crash Claims Two Lives

Tragedy Strikes in Giles County: In Giles County, tragedy struck as a small plane crashed near the Marshall County line, claiming the lives of two individuals. Emergency services director Bill Myers received a call around 11:06 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7, reporting the plane’s descent on a property near Diana Road.

The Giles County Sheriff’s Department confirmed the crash of a single-engine aircraft on a farm. Responders faced challenges reaching the remote site, causing a slight delay. Arriving just after 11:15 a.m., they discovered a four-seater plane embedded in a hill on the property. The status of individuals on board remains unclear.

After the crash, both the plane and the adjacent woods caught fire, but responders successfully extinguished the flames. Reports suggest the plane originated from Knoxville.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) indicated that only the pilot was aboard the Beechcraft 35 during the crash near Pulaski. Giles County Emergency Medical Services reported two fatalities, presumed to be occupants of the plane. However, responders continue to search the area to confirm no additional casualties.

Bill Myers shared that the victims appear to be adults, with no further details provided. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is leading the investigation into this tragic incident.

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