Clarksville, TN Civil Air Patrol Cessna 182 Crashed on Landing at Clarksville Regional Airport, May 2018
A plane crashed upon landing in Clarksville Sunday afternoon, according to officials.
Clarksville officials said that a Cessna 182 crashed on landing at the Clarksville Regional Airport around 3:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon.
According to a release, the aircraft touched down, went through the perimeter fence and came to a rest on the shoulder of Outlaw Field Road, blocking a lane of traffic.
Officers said the pilot was the only person in the plane. The pilot's injuries were not life-threatening.
The plane was owned by the Civil Air Patrol and the pilot was on a training mission when the weather is believed to have caused the crash.
The Civil Air Patrol released a short statement regarding the crash.
-WKRN, May 6, 2018
Civil Air Patrol statement:
"A Civil Air Patrol Cessna 182 from the Kentucky Wing was involved in an incident at Clarksville Regional Airport in TN this afternoon. The plane's single occupant, a CAP pilot, is being evaluated at a local hospital. The incident is under investigation."
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – A Cessna 182 aircraft crashed on landing at the Clarksville Regional Airport about 3:30 p.m. Sunday, May 6.
According to Clarksville police, the aircraft touched down, went through the perimeter fence, and came to rest on the shoulder of Outlaw Field Road, blocking one lane of traffic.
Officials believe the pilot was the only occupant of the plane. The pilot’s injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.
Lt Colonel Wilson Polidura with the Civil Air Patrol was on the scene and said the aircraft was on an Air Force assigned training mission and a thunderstorm took control of the aircraft.
Outlaw Field Rd. will be down to one lane until the investigation is complete.