Small plane crashes at John C. Tune Airport in west Nashville, no injuries

(Metro Airport Authority)

Airport officials said there were no injuries after a small plane crashed on the runway Thursday morning.

The Metro Nashville Airport Authority said a single engine Cessna 12 with one person on board was involved in the crash at John C. Tune Airport at about 10 a.m.

Officials said the "accident resulted from a mishap during landing, causing the air craft to flip over."

There were no reported injuries. The runway is still closed as of about 12:30 p.m.

The FAA will investigate further.


A small plane crash was reported at John C. Tune Airport in west Nashville Thursday morning.

The call came in about 10 a.m.

Initial reports suggest a plane may have flipped on the runway. No injuries are reported.

Fox 17 News has a crew at scene and will be providing updates.

Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority statement:

The Metropolitan Airport Authority Department of Public Safety responded to an aircraft emergency at approximately 10:00 am CT at John C. Tune Airport (JWN) (runway 220) involving a general aviation flight school aircraft (single engine Cessna 172) with one individual (pilot) on board. No reported injuries at this time. The runway is currently closed (and all flight operations at JWN are on hold ) until the aircraft is removed. The cause of the incident is still under investigation.

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