Friday, April 17, 2015

Cessna 172: Incident occurred April 17, 2015 at Sebastian Municipal Airport (X26), Florida

SEBASTIAN — A plane has crashed at the Sebastian Municipal Airport during its landing.

There were no injuries or fuel leaks, according to Sebastian Police Spokesman Sgt. Steve Marcinick. 

The plane crashed during its landing at the airport. 

It was a  Cessna 172.

The crash happened on the east side of the airport around 2 p.m., according to authorities. 

The plane was heading to Deltona from the Keys.

There were two in the plane, the pilot was identified as David Magnuson, 46, and his passenger, Benjamin Stilwell-Hernandez, 37, both of Deltona, according to police. 

Magnuson told authorities he was coming in too fast and bounced on the runway.

There was minor damage to the plane.

The FAA and the NTSB will inspect the plane on Monday to determine if they can continue to Deltona. 

The plane was towed to a hangar until the inspection.

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