Business News

All passengers confirmed dead as single-engine airplane crashes in the US 

The United States of America (USA) has witnessed another fatal aircraft crash barely four weeks after a plane clash claimed the life of top banker, Herbert Wigwe and five others.  

The plane reportedly burst into flames when it crashed in a grassy median in Nashville, Tennessee, killing the whole five passengers on board. 

At approximately 7:40 p.m., a pilot issued an emergency communication to John C. Tune Airport, indicating engine difficulties. The Metro Nashville Police Department’s spokesperson, Don Aaron, confirmed that the pilot received permission for an emergency landing. 

Meanwhile, Aaron said that the plane came down just a few kilometers from the airport.   

However, there were no injuries to drivers on the interstate, Nashville Fire Department spokesperson Kendra Loney said. Authorities said no vehicles or buildings on the ground were damaged. 

In recent times, there has been a recurring pattern of airplane and helicopter crashes across the United States. 

According to authorities, these crashes have been attributed to various phenomena such as climate, technical infractions as well faulty engines.  

Back to top button