Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Rans S-7S Courier, N272X: Accident occurred October 21, 2015 in Gerlach, Washoe County, Nevada

Date: 21-OCT-15 
Time: 18:15:00Z
Regis#: N272X
Aircraft Make: RANS
Aircraft Model: S7
Event Type: Accident
Highest Injury: Minor
Damage: Substantial
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Reno FSDO-11
City: GERLACH
State: Nevada

AIRCRAFT FORCE LANDED IN A FIELD AND THE GEAR COLLAPSED, NEAR GERLACH, NV

http://registry.faa.gov/N272X

GERLACH, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- An FAA representative said that the plane was a Rans S-7S Courier.

The representative, Ian Gregor, said that it crashed under unknown circumstances around 11:15 a.m. Wednesday.

Gregor says that the pilot was the only person on board and was not injured.

The FAA will investigate.

GERLACH, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- An experimental airplane crashed near Gerlach in Northern Nevada on Wednesday morning, a fire official says.

Information conflicted on whether the pilot was injured, but he probably will not require hospitalization, said Fire Chief Willard Gooch of the Gerlach Volunteer Ambulance and Fire Department.

The crash occurred about 11:35 a.m. near the Northern Nevada community, Gooch said.

The cause of the crash is not known.

No other injuries are reported.

-Source:  http://www.mynews4.com

An investigation is underway after a Rans S-7S Courier plane crashed in a field in Gerlach late Wednesday morning.

The crash happened around 11:15 a.m. near Main and Elm Streets. 

Ian Gregor with the Federal Aviation Administration says the unidentified pilot was not hurt.

The pilot was the only person aboard the plane.

The FAA will now investigate the crash. 

GERLACH, Nev. -- An experimental airplane crashed near Gerlach, Nevada on Wednesday morning, a fire official says.

The pilot was hurt but probably will not require hospitalization, said Fire Chief Willard Gooch of the Gerlach Volunteer Ambulance and Fire Department.


The crash occurred about 11:35 a.m. near the Northern Nevada community, Gooch said.


The cause of the crash is not known.


No other injuries are reported.
 

http://www.rgj.com

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