PULASKI, Tennessee – A tragic airplane crash in Pulaski, Tennessee, claimed the lives of a father and daughter on Thursday. The victims have been identified as James Blalock, 78, and his daughter, Jenny Blalock, 45. According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the incident involved a single-engine Beechcraft 35 aircraft that crashed near a road at approximately 11:15 a.m. local time.
Jenny Blalock was a prominent figure in the aviation community, running a YouTube account under the name “TNFlygirl” and owning Plantation Reclaimed Inc and Luxe Homes and Design. Her online presence shared her passion for flying and showcased her adventures in the Beechcraft debonair. The father and daughter were the only occupants on board the ill-fated plane.
The Giles County Office of Emergency Management confirmed the identities of the victims, highlighting the devastating loss suffered by the Blalock family. Authorities are currently investigating the crash, with both the FAA and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) involved in the ongoing investigation.
The exact cause of the crash is yet to be determined, aviation authorities will conduct a thorough investigation to shed light on the sequence of events that led to the tragedy. The findings of the FAA and NTSB investigation will provide crucial insights into any potential contributing factors, ensuring that measures can be implemented to prevent similar incidents in the future.
As the aviation community mourns the loss of Jenny and James Blalock, their memory will live on through their contributions to the field. Their passion for flying and dedication to sharing their experiences inspired many aspiring pilots. The impact they had on their loved ones and the aviation community as a whole will not be forgotten.
Our thoughts and condolences go out to the Blalock family during this difficult time, as they come to terms with the devastating loss of their beloved father and daughter.