Friday, June 17, 2016

Piper PA-28RT-201 Arrow IV, Flight Inc., N8326L: Incident occurred June 17, 2016 near Raleigh Executive Jetport at Sanford-Lee County Airport (KTTA), Sanford, Lee County, North Carolina

Kathryn's Report:


Date: 17-JUN-16
Time: 14:40:00Z
Regis#: N8326L
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA28RT
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Damage: Unknown
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Greensboro FSDO-39
State: North Carolina


SANFORD, N.C. — A small plane with two people on board made an emergency landing Friday morning near the Raleigh Executive Jetport in Sanford, police said.

The plane went down at about 10:30 a.m. while traveling from Charlotte to Raleigh. Officials said the plane's engine failed about 4 miles south of the runway, forcing the pilot to land in a field about 1 mile from the airport on Ammons Farm Road.

The pilot and passenger were not hurt. The plane was a Piper Arrow IV.

Skies were clear below 12,000 feet at the time the plane landed. Visibility was good, and winds were northwesterly at 7 mph at the time.

The airport, located on Rod Sullivan Road in Sanford, is a hub for corporate and small airplanes.

Story and video: 

SANFORD, NC (WTVD) -- A small plane went down Friday morning near Ammons Farm Road south of the Raleigh Executive Airport in the Sanford area. The pilot and a passenger are reportedly okay.

Officials said the Piper PA- 28 on flight from Fayetteville suffered engine failure and landed in a field.

Pictures from Chopper 11 showed the single-engine plane sitting upright with a North Carolina Highway Patrol car next to it.

Story and video:

No comments: