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Official Statement from MNAA

Oct. 29, 2013, 10:40 a.m.

​- Official Statement -

Earlier this morning, there was an accident on Runway 2 Center involving a private aircraft, Cessna-172 single engine plane.  Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority emergency personnel, Metro Police, Metro Fire and Metro OEM responded to the accident.  Aviation experts from FAA Flight Standards are on the scene. Medical examiner and an accident investigator from NTSB have been notified.  MNAA is cooperating fully with the investigation.  Runway 2 Center is currently closed.  The other three runways are open and operational.  There are currently no delays.