July 11, 2012, Moscow, Tenn., Cirrus Design Corp. SR20


At about 0907 Central time, the airplane sustained substantial damaged from tree and terrain impact. The pilot was fatally injured. Instrument conditions prevailed; no flight plan was filed. The flight originated in Millington, Tenn., at about 0825, with an intended destination of Pensacola, Fla.
Several witnesses near the accident site heard a loud-revving engine before the sound of an explosion. Smoke was seen coming from an open meadow and authorities were notified of a possible airplane crash. First responders to the accident reported the weather included low cloud ceilings and drizzling rain.


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