Comments for: Knox County airport manager recommending multiple changes following fatal crash

Posted Dec. 05, 2012, at 4:17 p.m.

OWLS HEAD | The manager of the Knox County Regional Airport said Wednesday he will recommend a series of operational changes in the wake of a plane crash last month that claimed the lives of three young men. Airport Manager Jeffrey Northgraves also said he is aware that private …

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  • Anonymous

    Turner didn’t hear or feel the airplane hit his truck? Geez, the horizontal stabilizer fell off on the runway and he didn’t know anything happened? What?

  • StuckinNorthCarolinaMainer

    Should not this training have been facilitated upon an individual being authorized to operate within the confines of the airport? One would think so anyway.

  • Glad it’s being investigated by an outside source. I hope to run into the investigator. This has been the largest case of CYA I’ve personally ever seen. Somebody’s “trying” to cover their butt, but it’s too late! If the investigator reads this, how can you be reached? Thanks

  • KGL

    Is there any proof that this supposed “driving on the airport” training has already taken place? Or are we just taking his word for it? There is no reason anyone should drive across the runway in a car or truck. They can go use the other access gate and avoid crossing the runway.

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