Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Cessna 182P Skylane, Skypartners LLC, N7392Q: Accident occurred November 23, 2016 near Bridgeport Municipal Airport (KXBP), Wise County, Texas

SKYPARTNERS LLC: http://registry.faa.gov/N7392Q

FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Fort Worth AFW FSDO-19

AIRCRAFT ON TAKEOFF FORCE LANDED IN A FIELD OFF THE AIRPORT, BRIDGEPORT, TEXAS 

Date: 23-NOV-16
Time: 17:15:00Z
Regis#: N7392Q
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 182
Event Type: Accident
Highest Injury: Serious
Damage: Substantial
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
City: BRIDGEPORT
State: Texas



A Buhler dentist and his wife are still recovering from injuries sustained in a plane crash in Texas on Wednesday morning.

Sara Hunt, 63, a pilot, was flown to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth with serious injuries. The hospital’s house supervisor said she was in stable condition.

Dr. Dalton “Dal” Hunt, 66, was transported to Wise Regional Hospital with serious injuries. A hospital spokeswoman said his condition wasn’t available.

The crash happened about 11:15 a.m. Wednesday shortly after their Cessna 182 aircraft took off from Bridgeport Municipal Airport, near Fort Worth.

The plane lost power, then crashed into a field and hit some trees. Sara Hunt was piloting the plane.

FAA spokesman Lynn Lunsford said Sara Hunt had reported engine trouble.

“Preliminary information indicates that the pilot was attempting to return to the airport with engine trouble when the aircraft crashed short of the runway,” Lunsford told the Fort Worth Star-Tribune. According to a family friend, the couple left Hutchinson on Wednesday morning and stopped in Bridgeport. They were en route to visit family in Texas. He said Sara Hunt is a veteran pilot.


The plane is registered to a corporation, Sky Partners LLC, in Buhler, according to the FAA website, and was manufactured in 1972.



BRIDGEPORT - A Buhler dentist and his pilot wife were injured when their small plane crashed on take-off from an airport in Texas while the couple was in route to visit family.

Sara Hunt, 63, and Dalton “Dal” Hunt, 66, were both injured in the 11 a.m. crash at Bridgeport Municipal Airport, near Fort Worth. 

Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman Lonny Haschel told the Fort Worth Star-Tribune that one male passenger was transported to Wise Regional Hospital with serious injuries and one female was flown to John Peter Smith Hospital Fort Worth. Her condition was unknown.

“Sara was taking the plane to San Antonio, where they have family,” said Radley Brooks, who is also part owner of the Cessna 182. “They left Hutch this morning, and stopped partway to refuel.”

Brooks said he was making calls to reach Hunt family members, but he was unaware of the reason for the crash or the couple’s conditions.

“Sara’s been a pilot for a long time,” Brooks said. “It was just a personal plane.”

The plane is registered to a corporation, Sky Partners LLC, in Buhler, Kan., according to the FAA website, and was manufactured in 1972. 

"Preliminary information indicates that the pilot was attempting to return to the airport with engine trouble when the aircraft crashed short of the runway," FAA spokesman Lynn Lunsford said.

Source:   http://www.hutchnews.com




BRIDGEPORT, TX (CBSDFW.COM) — The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed that an airplane crashed shortly after takeoff from the Bridgeport Municipal Airport on Friday morning.

Public Affairs Manager Lynn Lunsford told CBSDFW in an email, “Preliminary information indicates that the pilot was attempting to return to the airport with engine trouble when the aircraft crashed short of the runway.”

Lunsford said the accident occurred at about 11:15 am and that two people who were on board were taken to the hospital.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety one male passenger was transported to Wise Regional Hospital with serious injuries. One female passenger was also transported by air ambulance to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. There was no word on the nature of the female victims’s injuries.

DPS says the airplane was a Cessna 182P Skylane.

Source:  http://dfw.cbslocal.com

A single-engine Cessna 182P Skylane with two people on board crashed shortly after takeoff from Bridgeport Municipal Airport Wednesday morning, the Federal Aviation Administration confirms.


Lynn Lunsford, with the FAA, told NBC 5 that preliminary reports are that the pilot had engine trouble.

Texas Department of Public Safety spokesperson Lonny Haschel said the plane lost power shortly after takeoff and crashed into a line of trees at about 11:15 a.m.

The treeline runs parallel to U.S. Highway 380/Texas 114 north of the airport.

Both occupants were seriously injured and were hospitalized; one occupant, a man, was taken by ground to Wise Regional Hospital, while a second occupant, a female, was airlifted to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth.

Source:  http://www.nbcdfw.com

BRIDGEPORT, Texas - Two people were hurt when a small plane crashed in Wise County Wednesday morning.

It happened around 11:15 a.m. shortly after a Cessna 182 took off from the Bridgeport Municipal Airport. DPS Sgt. Lonny Hashel said the plane lost power, crashed into a field and hit some trees.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Lynn Lunsford said the pilot had reported engine trouble and was trying to return to the airport. The crash happened just short of the runway.

Both the male and female on board suffered serious injuries. The female was airlifted to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth and the male was taken to Wise Regional Hospital in Decatur.

It's not yet clear which of the victims was piloting the plane.

The FAA is investigating the crash.

Source:   http://www.fox4news.com

No comments: