FAA is investigating crashes

Airplanes crash Friday and Saturday at Atmore, Brewton airports

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation and Safety Board are investigating airplane crashes that occurred last Friday and Saturday at the Atmore and Brewton airports respectively.

Freddie Wayne McCall, Jr., manager of the Atmore Airport and manager and Fix Based Operations owner at the Brewton Airport, confirmed the crashes and the investigations. McCall said there were no injuries in either crash but both aircrafts were severely damaged.

McCall said the crash at the airport in Atmore occurred about 4:15 p.m. Friday when an airplane apparently had a malfunction a...