FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Orlando FSDO-15
NTSB Identification: ERA16LA008
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, October 10, 2015 in Seville, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 172S, registration: N5295Y
Injuries: 1 Fatal, 2 Serious.
This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed. NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
On October 10, 2015, at 1500 eastern daylight time, a Cessna 172S, N5295Y, was substantially damaged after a loss of control during a low altitude maneuver near Seville, Florida. The commercial pilot and pilot-rated passenger sustained serious injuries, and the rear passenger was fatally injured. The airplane was registered to Mike Bravo LLC., and operated under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a personal flight. Visual meteorological conditions were reported near the accident site about the time of the accident, and no flight plan was filed. The local flight originated from Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB), Daytona, Florida at 1314.
According to the operator, who had rented the airplane to the pilot, the purpose of the flight was to "drop boxes" south of Lake Crescent, at a campsite managed by St. Johns River Water Management District. After loading the airplane with cargo, the pilot departed on the accident flight with the two passengers. After departing from DAB, the pilot descended the airplane to between 300 and 600 feet above the ground, configured the airplane with 20 degrees of flaps, and slowed it to 75 knots. After successfully dropping several boxes, and during the final drop, the airplane encountered a downdraft and lost altitude. The pilot attempted to recover, but the airplane subsequently impacted trees and terrain.
The airplane was recovered from the accident site and retained for further examination.
The 1453 weather conditions reported at DAB included scattered, towering cumulus clouds at 3,500 feet, scattered clouds at 5,000 feet, scattered clouds at 7.500 feet and a broken ceiling at 25,000 feet, and winds from 060 degrees at 6 knots. Additionally, towering cumulus clouds were noted to the south, and cumulonimbus clouds were noted in the distance to the east, southwest, and northwest of the airport.
AIRCRAFT: 2002 Cessna 172S N5295Y, s/n: 172S9236
ENGINE: - M&M, S/N: Lycoming IO-360-L2A, s/n: L-31476-51A
PROPELLER: – M&M, S/N: McCauley 1A170E/JHA7660 s/n: 23080
APPROXIMATE TOTAL HOURS (estimated TT & TSMO from logbooks or other information):
ENGINE: 5448.2 ETT, 299.4 TSMOH at 100 hour inspection on 08/10/2015
PROPELLER: PTT 6418.4, PTSMOH 3165.4
AIRFRAME: 6418.4 AFTT at 100 hour inspection on 08/10/2015
OTHER EQUIPMENT: The following avionics were removed and are stored inside:
KMA 28 Audio Panel, KX155A Radio NAV/COM, KT 76 Transponder,
KLN 94 GPS, KAP 140 Flight Control Computer
DESCRIPTION OF ACCIDENT: On 10/10/15, N5295Y crashed in a wooded area.
DESCRIPTION OF DAMAGES: There is substantial damage to the aircraft.
LOCATION OF AIRCRAFT: Florida Air Recovery, Jacksonville, Florida
REMARKS: Wreckage was disassembled for retrieval and subsequent inspection by NTSB. Engine was partially disassembled for inspection. Engine accessories were removed.
Read more here: http://www.avclaims.com/N5295Y.htm
SEVILLE -- Authorities continue to investigate a small plane crash in rural Seville on Saturday that killed a man and injured two others on board.
Passenger Jeffrey Luong, 27, of Port Orange, died at the scene. Pilot Mark Michael Repanshek, 26, of Port Orange, and passenger Jarrett Bruckner, 24, of Furlong, Pa., were taken to Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach.
Their identities were confirmed Sunday by the Volusia County Sheriff's Office.
All three of the occupants were alumni of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace.
According to the school, Luong graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Aviation Maintenance with a minor in Aviation Safety.
While attending Embry-Riddle, he was active in multiple organizations including the campus radio station WIKD 102.5 FM, Touch-N-Go Productions, First Generation Student Association, Broken Arrow Scenario Club, Jeep & 4X4 Club and Phi Delta Theta Fraternity.
Repanshek and Bruckner are current online graduate students with Embry-Riddle Worldwide, and Bruckner is a former Embry-Riddle certified flight instructor at the Daytona Beach campus, according to the school.
“The hearts of the entire Embry-Riddle community are with the family and friends of these young men,” said Embry-Riddle Interim President Dr. John R. Watret. “It deeply saddens us to lose one of our own, and we send strength to those recovering.”
Authorities say the small Cessna aircraft crashed Saturday afternoon at about 1:50 p.m. less than a mile north of the 700 block of Bunnell Road in the woods at the Double Bar B Ranch in the Seville area. Authorities say the plane is being sent to Jacksonville to be further inspected. The aircraft has crashed before. According to an NTSB report, the plane landed in a fence in New Hampshire in 2010.
Passenger Jeffrey Luong, a 27-year-old from Port Orange, died in the crash of a small Cessna plane in a heavily wooded area near Seville.
Pilot Mark Michael Repanshek, a 26-year-old from Port Orange, and passenger Jarrett Bruckner, a 24-year-old from Furlong, Pennsylvania, were hurt in the crash and taken to Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach.
The university is expected to release additional information on the graduates later today.
Bruckner's Facebook page indicates he is a First Officer for Republic Airlines. Republic Airways, an Indianapolis-based company that owns that airline, could not be immediately reached for comment Sunday.
The plane crashed shortly after it departed Daytona Beach International Airport about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, according to a statement from the Federal Aviation Administration. The crash was reported to the Sheriff’s Office at 1:50 p.m.
The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office thinks the Cessna 172S Skyhawk was expected to return to the same airport, according to spokesman Andrew Gant.
The cause of the accident will be determined by the National Transportation Safety Board, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
A 47-year-old Port Orange man was killed and the pilot and another passenger were injured when a Cessna 172S Skyhawk plane crashed Saturday afternoon in a heavily wooded area near Seville in Volusia County's northwest corner.
Pilot Mark Michael Repanshek, 26, also of Port Orange, and passenger Jarrett Bruckner, 24, of Furlong, Penn., were injured and transported by helicopter to Halifax Health Medical Center. Their conditions were not available Saturday night.
Emergency personnel initially had a hard time getting to the crash site, so a sheriff's helicopter took over.
"We're having a little bit of a challenge getting access to it," Paul Ebanks, Volusia County Fire Services division chief, said at the scene. "Air One put their medic down on the ground and started treating the patients."
The Sheriff's Office received a 9-1-1 call reporting the crash at 1:50 p.m., Gant said. Officials did not confirm what airport the plane departed from but dispatchers mentioned Daytona Beach on the police scanner.
Shortly after the crash, the pilot told dispatchers he was suffering pain in his shoulder and his passengers were "not doing too good," according to police scanner chatter.
The medical examiner accessed the scene at 721 County Road 305, a gated property with a sign that read "Double Bar B Ranch."
The Federal Aviation Administration was notified of the crash. FAA officials did not return phone calls Saturday.Source: http://www.news-journalonline.com
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — One person was killed and two others were injured Saturday afternoon when a Cessna 172S Skyhawk plane crashed in a wooded area in Seville, the Volusia County Sheriff's Office said.
The Cessna 172S Skyhawk crashed shortly before 2 p.m. less than a mile north of a ranch on Bunnell Road, said Andrew Gant, a Sheriff's Office spokesman.
A passenger, Jeffrey Luong, 27, of Port Orange was killed in the crash.
The plane's pilot, Mark Repanshek, 26, of Port Orange, was injured.
Another passenger, Jarrett Bruckner, 24, of Furlong, Pennsylvania, was also injured.
Both Repanshek and Bruckner were transported to Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach.
Their conditions aren't known.
Rescue teams had a difficult time accessing the crash site because of the dense landscape.
Channel 9 learned the Cessna 172S Skyhawk place is registered out of Maryland.
The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate the crash.