Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department was dispatched to the scene of a small plane crash at 603 E Northfield Boulevard just after 12:00 noon on Sunday.
Units arrived and began assisting Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services with removing the 79-year-old male patient to package him for transport. He was taken to Saint Thomas Rutherford with non-life threatening injuries. His name is not being released at this time.
According to MFRD Captain Jeff Irvin, Murfreesboro Airport personnel were on site upon MFRD’s arrival and were able to shut off the fuel, as there was a small leak. There was no fire present.
The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board have both been called and will be conducting an investigation of the crash.
Murfreesboro Fire and Police departments have secured the scene for the investigation and all further inquiries shall be made to the investigating agencies.