GULF SHORES, Ala. (WALA) – A Tennessee pilot and passengers walked away relatively unscathed following his plane making a crash landing at Jack Edwards Airport Wednesday morning.
City of Gulf Shores officials said the crash occurred 10:45 a.m. this morning. The plane was carrying three passengers in addition to the pilot and was traveling from Centerville, Tennessee.
According to the Federal Aviation Administration registry, the twin piper fixed-wing plane was registered to Bluebird Flying LLC.
The FAA came on site Wednesday afternoon to evaluate the crash and is continuing to work to determine the cause of the crash. The name of the pilot has not been released.
City officials said the plane will be taken Thursday by an Atlanta-based salvage company.