South Pittsburg, Tennessee: Airplane Crashed in Parking Lot

A small aircraft with one wing missing is embedded, nose first, in the concrete slab of a used car lot turned dog grooming business.

1475 Old Jasper Rd, South Pittsburg, TN
I-24 exit 152. Drive south on US Hwy 72/Lee Hwy, cross the river, then immediately make first right and then bear left, paralleling the highway (this is the old road). You'll see the airplane on the right.
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Airplane Crashed in Parking Lot

I researched the plane's history on the FAA website. It had four recorded accidents (not including a crash into a parking lot) so it was turned into a roadside attraction. Its most recently reported crash was in 2005 in Fort Payne, Alabama. No injuries.

[Jill Wickham, 07/09/2017]

Plane crash.

Airplane Crashed in Parking Lot

The crashed plane is in the parking lot of a dog grooming place.

[Bena, 03/05/2016]

Crashed plane.

Airplane Crashed in Parking Lot

There is a small aircraft -- with one wing missing, standing on its nose, embedded in concrete -- inside the entrance to a used car lot, giving the appearance of having crashed here.

[Jon, 07/26/2014]

The airplane appears to have been here before the used car lot, so it may have a connection to a previous business.

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