Sunday, July 31, 2016

Rockwell 112TC, New Rides LLC, N4605W: Incident occurred July 31, 2016 at Ashland Regional Airport (KDWU), Worthington, Greenup County, Kentucky

NEW RIDES LLC: http://registry.faa.gov/N4605W

FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Louisville FSDO-17

Date: 31-JUL-16
Time: 23:15:00Z
Regis#: N4605W
Aircraft Make: ROCKWELL
Aircraft Model: 112
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Damage: Unknown
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
City: ASHLAND
State: Kentucky

AIRCRAFT ON LANDING NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED, ASHLAND, KENTUCKY.

GREENUP COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- A plane has crashed at the Ashland Regional Airport in Worthington Sunday evening.

According to Greenup County 911, the plane nosedived into the runway. No one was injured.


The Raceland Police Department, Worthington Fire Department, and Kentucky State Police all responded to the scene.


Source: http://www.wsaz.com

Piper PA-28-180, N5305L: Incident occurred July 31, 2016 near Meadow Lake Airport (KFLY), Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado

http://registry.faa.gov/N5305L

FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Denver FSDO-03

Date: 31-JUL-16
Time: 18:45:00Z
Regis#: N5305L
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA28
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Damage: Minor
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
City: COLORADO SPRINGS
State: Colorado

AIRCRAFT FORCE LANDED .25 MILE FROM MEADOW LAKE AIRPORT, COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO.



PEYTON, Colo. — Fire crews responded to a small plane that made a hard landing on Sunday afternoon.

Falcon Fire Department responded to the area near Judge Orr Road and Highway 24 around 1 p.m.

Officials said all four people aboard were able to exit the aircraft; there were no reported injuries.

Authorities are investigating.

Source:  http://fox21news.com

Fresno police’s Skywatch copter helps catch DUI suspect

The Fresno police Skywatch helicopter helped take a fleeing DUI suspect into custody early Sunday morning, Sgt. Tony Bustos reported.

The incident took place about 1 a.m. as a traffic officer near Fresno Street and Herndon Avenue tried to pull over a man for a minor traffic infraction. Bustos said the driver, identified as Alejandro Cedillo, 20, fled south on Highway 41 as one of the occupants of the car tossed away a beverage.

The officer did not pursue and instead called for help from the helicopter.

The car was followed as it left the highway at Ashlan Avenue before stopping at an apartment complex in the 3500 block of North Pleasant Avenue. Three people were detained by officers on the ground.

Cedillo was found to be the driver and he was booked on DUI charges as well as evading charges.

Read more here: http://www.fresnobee.com

Cessna 172F Skyhawk, N211FC: Incident occurred July 31, 2016 in Newark, Kendall County, Illinois

http://registry.faa.gov/N211FC

FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA W. Chicago-DuPage (NON Part 121) FSDO-03


Date: 31-JUL-16
Time: 16:35:00Z
Regis#: N211FC
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Damage: Minor
Flight Phase:  LANDING (LDG)
City: NEWARK
State: Illinois

AIRCRAFT FORCE LANDED IN A FIELD AND STRUCK A BERM, NEAR NEWARK, ILLINOIS.




Sunday morning at approximately 11:39 a.m., Kendall County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 9000 Block of Millbrook Road, just north of Route 71, for a report of a small airplane crash.

Contact was made upon arrival with the pilot, Kurt Englemann, who was uninjured. Englemann was the sole occupant of the plane.

Englemann was flying from Wisconsin.  He told Kendall County Sheriff's deputies that his plane lost power, prompting him to attempt a landing in a field.

Representatives from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have been notified, and will complete an investigation.

Source:  http://www.wspynews.com




A pilot made an emergency landing in a farm field in the 9000 block of Millbrook Road south of Plano at approximately 11:38 a.m. today, according to the Kendall County Sheriff's Office.

Police said the pilot, Kurt Englemann, age and address not given, was the sole occupant of the plane and was not hurt.

Englemann told police he was flying from Wisconsin when his plane lost power, prompting him to make the emergency landing.

Representatives from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have been notified, and will complete an investigation, police said.

The 9000 block of Millbrook Road is located south of Silver Springs State Park.

Source:  http://www.kendallcountynow.com

Trick Trikes Storm, N4367X: Accident occurred July 31, 2016 at Valkaria Airport (X59), Malabar, Brevard County, Florida

http://registry.faa.gov/N4367X

FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Orlando FSDO-15

Date: 31-JUL-16
Time: 11:00:00Z
Regis#: N4367X
Event Type: Accident
Highest Injury: Serious
Damage: Unknown
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
City: VALKARIA
State: Florida

AIRCRAFT, EXPERIMENTAL TRICK TRIKES STORM, ON TAKEOFF, CRASHED ONTO THE RUNWAY, VALKARIA, FLORIDA.


BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - Two people were taken to the hospital after an ultralight small plane crash Sunday morning.

John Martinez, with the Brevard County Sheriff's Office, told Fox 35's David Williams, the call about the crash at Valkaria Airport came in at 7:10 a.m., Sunday.

According to Martinez, a caller said the plane started to take off, when the plane hit the ground hard and bounced.

Martinez said the caller told authorities both male passengers were ejected from the small experimental aircraft.

Both men, one in his late 60's, the other in his mid 50's were taken to Holmes Regional Hospital. One of the men was taken by helicopter, the other taken by ambulance.

Martinez said both men had non-life threatening injuries. A sheriff's deputy on scene told Fox 35 both men are expected to be okay Sunday.

According to Martinez, the pilot of the aircraft was experienced.

A Brevard County Sheriff's Deputy on scene said the Federal Aviation Administration is en route to investigate the crash.

Story and video:  http://www.fox35orlando.com




Two people were seriously injured when an ultralight aircraft crashed early Sunday near Valkaria Airport in Grant-Valkaria.

The crash was reported just after 7:20 a.m. at the airport, which is west of U.S. 1 on Valkaria Road in Grant-Valkiria, a mostly rural community southeast of Palm Bay.

Several fire-rescue crews from Brevard County and Palm Bay responded to the site.

The type of aircraft was described by authorities as an ultralight.

The cause of the crash was not immediately known but the Federal Aviation Administration has been notified of the incident.

Paramedics initially requested two medical helicopters. One of the flights was cancelled a short time later. One of the crash victims was airlifted to Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne. The second patient was taken to the hospital by ground transport.

An investigation is underway.

Source:   http://www.floridatoday.com