Tri-Cities plane

Update: A small, single engine aircraft went down Wednesday night on Runway 23 at Tri-Cities Airport in Blountville. 

Sullivan County EMA Director Jim Bean, who was at the scene, said two people have been taken to the hospital. Both individuals were conscious at the time of transport.

An airport spokesperson confirmed that the plane was a small experimental Velocity aircraft.

The runway has been re-opened.


Sullivan County EMA Director Jim Bean, who is at the scene, said two people have been taken to the hospital.


A small airplane with two people believed to be aboard is down at Tri-Cities Airport, according to airport spokeswoman Kristi Hauslee. Emergency responders are on the scene.

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