Saturday, February 11, 2017

Beech T-34B Mentor, Air 906 LLC, N18PS: Incident occurred February 11, 2017 at Albert Whitted Airport (KSPG), St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida

Air 906 LLC: http://registry.faa.gov/N18PS 

FAA Flight Standards District Office: Tampa, Florida  

Aircraft on landing, struck the seawall of the runway and went into the grass.  

Date: 11-FEB-17
Time: 21:40:00Z
Regis#: N18PS
Aircraft Make: BEECH
Aircraft Model: BEECH T34B
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
City: SAINT PETERSBURG
State: FLORIDA



ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The pilot and a passenger were able to walk away from the crash of a Beech T-34 Mentor plane at Albert Whitted Airport on Saturday afternoon.

About 4:20 p.m., a Beech T-34B Mentor plane was trying to land when it came in too low and clipped the seawall. There was minor damage to the plane.

The crash is being investigated by Albert Whitted Airport and aviation authorities.

Source:  http://www.wtsp.com



ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – A plane attempting to land at a St. Petersburg airport was damaged during an incident Saturday afternoon.


Officials said a Beech T-34B Mentor plane was trying to land at Albert Whitted Airport on 8th Avenue Southeast.

The pilot came in too low and clipped the seawall, causing minor damage to the plane.

The pilot and passenger were both uninjured.

The accident is being investigated by the airport and aviation authorities.

Source:  http://wfla.com

ST. PETERSBURG — A Beech T-34 Mentor plane carrying two people crashed near Albert Whitted Airport Saturday afternoon in an incident that city officials are describing as "minor."

The crash happened about 4:40 p.m., when a Beech T-34B Mentor plane struck the seawall at the end of the airport's runway 25 and landed hard in the grass, said Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen.

It wasn't immediately clear whether anyone was hurt in the crash.

Bergen said the FAA would investigate the incident.


Source:  http://www.tampabay.com

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