A crash at the Tuscaloosa Airport yesterday resulted in damages to the runway and a delay in production at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Vance.

Townsquare Media Tuscaloosa Traffic Reporter "Captain" Ray Allen said a plane carrying parts for MBUSI was scheduled to arrive in Tuscaloosa yesterday afternoon. The plane was coming in with a very low ceiling and ran off the runway. No one was injured in the accident; however, the aircraft sustained heavy damage.

Allen also says that production at the MBUSI plant was delayed for approximately 8 hours as a result of the accident.

No further details are available at this time.

An aircraft carrying parts for Mercedes crash landed yesterday at Tuscaloosa airport. Plane was coming in with very low...

Posted by Ray Allen on Monday, November 30, 2020

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