Sunday, October 18, 2015

Cessna 172 Skyhawk, N6636A: Incident occurred October 18, 2015 in Campobello, Spartanburg County, South Carolina

Date: 18-OCT-15 
Time: 23:12:00Z
Regis#: N6636A
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Damage: Unknown
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA West Columbia FSDO-13
State: South Carolina



SPARTANBURG (WSPA) – A small plane crashed Sunday in Campobello just after 7:30 p.m. The crash happened at 9416 Highway 11, near Interstate 26. 

According to officials with the Campobello Fire Department, three people were on the aircraft.

They managed to escape with only minor injuries.  One teenage girl was taken to Spartanburg Medical Center.

Officials say the engine sputtered and the plane lost power before crashing in the field.

The single-engine plane is registered to Dickson Rd. in Inman, Spartanburg County.

Lt. Kevin Bobo with the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office says officials have been in touch with the Atlanta office of the Federal Aviation Administration.

The FAA is expected to send investigators to the scene Monday.

- Source:

SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. —A plane crashed along a Spartanburg County Highway Sunday night.

The single-engine aircraft went down around 7:30 p.m. in a field along Highway 11 in Campobello, according to the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office.

Campobello Police Chief Chad McNeill said that the plane flipped when it landed.

The plane was not damaged in the crash, according to McNeil

The pilot and the two passengers did not suffer any injuries that required medical attention, according to Lt. Kevin Bobo.

Investigators with the Atlanta office of the Federal Aviation Administration are expected to visit the scene Monday morning.

- Source:

CAMPOBELLO, SC (FOX Carolina) - Officials in Spartanburg County were called to the scene of an aircraft emergency on Sunday.

Chief Eddie McNeill with the Campobello Fire Department said a small plane carrying three people took off from Fairview Airport and was flying around the area.

McNeill said the plane was heading back toward the airport when it encountered possible engine failure around 7:15 p.m. A FOX Carolina crew on scene said the small plane appeared to be upside down in a field off of Highway 11 near Interstate 26.

McNeill said the three occupants of the plane were treated on scene by Spartanburg County EMS.

The Federal Aviation Administration will be investigating the incident in the morning. The plane will remain in the field overnight.

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