Plane Crash May 20th, 2006
On May 20th, 2006 around 6:45 a.m. an experimental aircraft crashed outside the fence at the northeast end of Posey Field. The pilot sustained moderate but non life threatening injuries and was transported from the accident site to a landing zone at the airport. The patient was then air lifted by Air-Evac lifeteam to Huntsville Hospital. Responding units and agencies included: Haleyville Pumpers 1,2,3, Rescue 1, Bear Creek Fire, Pebble Fire, Regional Paramedical Services Medic 213 and Supervisor, Haleyville Police and Air Evac 16 from Muscle Shoals. Bear Creek and Pebble Fire Departments were dispatched under Haleyville Fire Departments pre-planned Airport response protocol.