Friday, June 17, 2016

Piper PA-28RT-201 Arrow IV, N8326L: Incidents occurred October 31, 2020 and June 17, 2016

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Charlotte, North Carolina 

October 31, 2020:  Aircraft landed gear up at  Concord-Padgett Regional Airport (KJQF), Cabarrus County, North Carolina.

Date: 31-OCT-20
Time: 17:00:00Z
Regis#: N8326L
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA28
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Greensboro, North Carolina

Flight Inc

June 17, 2016: Aircraft force landed in a field near Raleigh Executive Jetport at Sanford-Lee County Airport (KTTA), North Carolina.

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)
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.

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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.

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