BREAKING NEWS: Possible Plane Crash Near Rockwood Airport

UPDATE (9:45AM): Knox County Sheriff’s Department helicopter is on the way to help with the search. It is reported that LifeStar is in the area searching as well. Cumberland County authorities have a possible location using tail numbers that shows in the Old Hwy 28 area in a wood lined area. The search continues for the plane. An officer stated he was near the 2967 Old Hwy area and was searching.

Original Report: We are receiving reports of a single engine plane that has crashed near the Rockwood Airport. It is reported to have crashed 10 miles from the airport on the Morgan County side. Morgan County Rescue Squad has been called. We are working to get more details on this and will update you when we do.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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