There has to be an easier way to fake your own death.
Seems that mysterious airplane crashes are not new to Nashville.
April 22, 2012 a 1961 Twin engine beech craft was crashed landed on purpose at the closed Cornelia Fort Air park.
The Pilot was not found until he came forward a few days later.
While there was no sign of drugs the 74 year old pilot did have a criminal past in drug smuggling.
"EAST NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Police are calling it mystery. A 1961 aircraft was discovered at an airfield in East Nashville, but there's no sign of the
The plane apparently crash landed at Cornelia Park Air Park, which is closed, sometime over the weekend. But they don't know who put it here or where
it came from. Police said it's not a crime, but it's highly suspicious."
"NASHVILLE, Tenn. -
Authorities have identified the pilot of a vintage airplane found at the closed Cornelia Fort Airpark in east Nashville over the weekend as
74-year-old Russell Brothers.
Metro police said Brothers, of Burns, Tennessee, acknowledged in a telephone conversation with authorities that he crash landed the 1961 Beechcraft
twin-engine airplane overnight Friday at Cornelia Fort because of his familiarity with the property.
He said he had flown the plane from Miami, Florida.
In addition to landing gear failure, Brothers reported the two-way radio on the plane was not working."
Gee that's convenient, gear failure and a busted radio.
Hate to see his prefilght check list
"Hey! Look it's got two wings! lets go flying!"
edit on 31-10-2013 by mash3d because: added news quotes