FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Dallas FSDO-05
NTSB Identification: CEN16LA244
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, July 02, 2016 in Bullard, TX
Aircraft: POLLACK QUICKSILVER SPRINT2S, registration: N250AB
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.
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 July 2, 2016, about 1945 central daylight time, a Pollack Quicksilver Sprint2S airplane, N250AB, impacted Lake Palestine, near Bullard, Texas, during a rejected takeoff. The pilot and passenger were uninjured. The airplane sustained substantial damage. The airplane was registered to and operated by the pilot as a 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight. Day visual meteorological conditions existed in the area of the accident site about the time of the accident, and the flight was not operated on a flight plan. The flight was originating at the time of the accident.
According to preliminary information, the pilot reported that there was a mechanical malfunction in the flight control system during the takeoff and he rejected the takeoff.
Cherokee County, Texas -- Emergency crews are on scene of a plane which crashed into Lake Palestine early Saturday evening.
The ultralight plane crashed into the southern part of the lake around 8:30.
We are told two people were inside the plane when it crash. However, they have been rescued and are okay.
At this time it's unknown why the plane went down.
Crews are working to pull the plane from the lake.
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CHEROKEE COUNTY, TX -- Officials are investigating after a plane crashed on Lake Palestine Saturday evening.
According to the Department of Public Safety, the ultralight plane crashed after 8:30 p.m. near Charlya Drive.
Two people were on the Quicksilver MX II Sprint LSA Light Sport Aircraft Ultralight plane when the crash occurred, according to the FAA. They say it was a hard landing float plane aviation accident. There were no injuries.
The FAA is investigating the incident.
Story and video: http://www.kltv.com