Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Cirrus SR22, Cirrus Design Corp, N528HB: Accident occurred October 23, 2016 Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri

CIRRUS DESIGN CORP: http://registry.faa.gov/N528HB

FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Kansas City FSDO-63

AIRCRAFT ON LANDING WENT OFF THE SIDE OF THE RUNWAY, KIRKSVILLE, MISSOURI. 

Date: 23-OCT-16
Time: 19:00:00Z
Regis#: N528HB
Aircraft Make: CIRRUS
Aircraft Model: SR22
Event Type: Accident
Highest Injury: None
Damage: Substantial
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
City: KIRKSVILLE
State: Missouri

A pilot and a passenger walked away injury free after their plane lost control while landing at the Kirksville Regional Airport on Sunday.

Local emergency services responded to the incident around 3 p.m. on Sunday at the airport. 

According to Kirksville Regional Airport Director Glenn Balliew, the plane lost control while trying to land and slid into the grass area about 200 feet from the runway.

The pilot and passenger, Harry Bates, 61, and Leah Davis-Bates, 52, both of San Antonio, Texas, were not injured during the accident.

Balliew said the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board will be investigating the incident.

Source:   http://www.kirksvilledailyexpress.com

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