Thursday, September 22, 2016

Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee, N4470X: Accident occurred September 21, 2016 in Creston, Wayne County, Ohio

FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Cleveland FSDO-25

NTSB Identification: CEN16LA382
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, September 21, 2016 in Wooster, OH
Aircraft: PIPER PA 28-140, registration: N4470X
Injuries: 1 Minor, 1 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 September 21, 2016 at 1230 eastern daylight time, a Piper PA-28-140, N4470X, nosed over during an off airport landing in Wooster, Ohio, following a loss of engine power. The private pilot received a minor injury and the passenger was not injured. The airplane was substantially damaged. The aircraft was registered to and operated by the pilot under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a personal flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight, which was not operating on a flight plan. The flight originated from the Norwalk-Huron County Airport (5A1), Norwalk, Ohio, with an intended destination of the Carrol County-Tolson Airport (TSO), Carrollton, Ohio.

WAYNE COUNTY, Ohio - On Wednesday a single-engine plane crashed into a field near Fulton Road. 

The pilot, Charles Marcum, 74 of Lorain, Ohio was operating a single engine plane when he indicated the engine stopped abruptly around 12:36 p.m. 

Marcum attempted to land in an open field. After landing, the plane flipped over.

Marcum and his passenger, Vance Mansfield, 29 of Lorain Ohio were treated on the scene by squad personal and sustained minor injuries. 

The FAA, officers from the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Canaan Township Fire and EMS were all at the scene. 


CRESTON, Ohio-- Two people suffered minor injuries when a small plane crashed in Wayne County on Wednesday.

The Cherokee 140 single-engine plane crashed into a soybean field near a house on Fulton Road outside of Creston, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said. When troopers arrived, the aircraft was upside down.

The 74-year-old pilot reported the engine suddenly stopped. The plane flipped after landing.

The pilot and his passenger, both of Lorain, were treated at the scene.

The FAA was notified to investigate.

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