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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 263060
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:25-MAY-2021
Time:07:15c
Type:Silhouette image of generic AA5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman American AA-5A
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N26889
MSN: AA5A0792
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:SW of Rockwood Municipal Airport (RKW/KRKW), -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Knoxville Downtown Island Airport, TN (KDKX)
Destination airport:unknown
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Following an apparent loss of engine power, the aircraft was destroyed upon impact with mountainous terrain approximately 18 miles southwest of Rockwood Municipal Airport (RKW/KRKW), Rockwood, Tennessee. The sole student pilot onboard the airplane received fatal injuries.

According to information in the FAA database, the pilot was issued a student pilot certificate on 04/22/2021. No VFR flight plan was filed.

The crash site and the last ADS-B location are separated by about 30 nautical miles [17 minutes flight time at last groundspeed].

Sources:

http://1057news.com/2021/05/25/08/00/52/breaking-news-possible-plane-crash-reported-near-rockwood-airport/
https://www.tennessean.com/story/news/2021/05/25/missing-plane-prompts-search-near-rockwood-airport-tennessee/7427974002/
https://www.wbir.com/video/news/local/pilot-dead-in-cumberland-county-plane-crash-reason-for-crash-unknown/51-d4840cad-3961-4ec9-a51d-d627fa9d2206
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/Search/NNumberResult
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N26889
https://globe.adsbexchange.com/?icao=a2a047&lat=35.946&lon=-84.289&zoom=12.5&showTrace=2021-05-25
https://www.wbir.com/article/news/local/rockwood-plane-crash-possible/51-c7c6f373-3934-448b-a0cd-6ad48c300917
https://amsrvs.registry.faa.gov/airmeninquiry/Main.aspx (Ghelan, Vasile)

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-May-2021 13:33 Geno Added
25-May-2021 18:33 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport]
25-May-2021 23:23 Captain Adam Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
25-May-2021 23:31 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
25-May-2021 23:32 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type]
26-May-2021 15:31 Anon. Updated [Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-May-2021 18:13 Captain Adam Updated [Location, Embed code, Narrative]
27-May-2021 07:00 Anon. Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
30-May-2021 12:31 aaronwk Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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