TRI: No injuries reported after ‘aircraft accident’ at Tri-Cities Airport


BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) – The Tri-Cities Airport Authority announced no one was injured after an “aircraft accident” on Tuesday.

According to a release from TRI, the accident occurred around 12:49 p.m. and involved a BA-55 Beechcraft.

The accident took place on runway 5-23, according to the release.

Kristi Haulsee, Director of Marketing & Air Service Development, told News Channel 11 that the aircraft ran off the runway.

Haulsee said the Federal Aviation Administration will be investigating the accident.

TRI reports one person was on board the aircraft, but no one was injured.

The runway had reopened as of 1:47 p.m., according to TRI.

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