Saturday, September 3, 2016

Skykits MXP-740 Savannah, N747MK: Accident occurred September 02, 2016 in Lake Metonga, Forest County, Wisconsin (and) Incident occurred February 21, 2016 in Rhinelander, Oneida County, Wisconsin

http://registry.faa.govN747MK 



FOREST COUNTY, WI (WTAQ) - No one was hurt after a plane crashed into Lake Metonga in Forest County.

According to the sheriff's department, their dispatch center received a call at 3:50 p.m. Friday about a plane that crashed while attempting to land on the lake.

Deputies arrived on scene to find the airplane, which is designed for water landings, upside down in the lake.

The 64-year-old pilot and his 16-year-old passenger were able to free themselves from the plane and get to safety thanks to other boaters in the area.

Officials say the investigation is ongoing. The Wisconsin DNR and Crandon Police Department also responded to the scene.

Source:   http://whbl.com
 
FAA Flight Standards District Office:  FAA Milwaukee FSDO-13


AIRCRAFT, LSA SKYKITS SAVANNAH, ON LANDING WENT OFF THE RUNWAY AND NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED, RHINELANDER, WISCONSIN.


Date: 21-FEB-16
Time: 17:00:00Z
Regis#: N747MK
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Damage: Minor
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
City: RHINELANDER
State: Wisconsin

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