747 engine compartment congested roadway


UPDATE: 4:10 p.m. – the roadway is cleared.


TUPELO – A section of roadway on Cliff Gookin Boulevard south of Main Street is currently congested and being cleaned by law enforcement.

An engine compartment from a 747 airplane fell off a trailer shortly after 3 p.m. The compartment came from the Tupelo Regional Airport.

The section of roadway most impacted is one lane headed southbound near the intersection.

A crane arrived about 3:30 to help pick up the equipment.

Prepare for traffic delays until it is cleaned up.djournal-lee-county

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  • Felipe

    Well. Ya don’t see that every day.

    • Fireman17

      If they are messing up the runway now they are dropping parts off in the streets.. Great Company for Tupelo.