NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs

NTSB launches team to aviation accident in Thomson Georgia

February 21, 2013

WASHINGTON - The National Transportation Safety Board is launching a go-team to investigate yesterday's accident in Thomson, Georgia involving a Beech 390 that overran the runway during landing and crashed into the woods.

Senior Aviation Investigator Ralph Hicks will serve as the Investigator-in-Charge. Board Member Robert Sumwalt is traveling with the team and will serve as the principal on-scene spokesman. Public Affairs Officer Terry Williams is also accompanying the team and can be reached at 202-557-1350.

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NTSB Media Contact:
Office of Public Affairs
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
(202) 314-6100
Terry Williams



The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent federal agency charged with determining the probable cause
of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.