NTSB: Pilot In Cullman County Crash Was Advised Of ‘Extreme Precipitation’
CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The National Transportation Safety Board has released its findings about a plane crash in Crane Hill on September 17.
The report states the pilot, Gary Cohen was advised about ‘extreme precipitation’ along his flight path.
The air traffic controller gave Cohen a path of deviation, but several minutes later a call of mayday was given from the aircraft. It was the final radio transmission from the plane.
The plane crashed in a pasture from an elevation of about 560 feet, killing Cohen and his wife Nancy. The two were returning home to Gallatin, Tennessee from a vacation in Florida.