FAA Flight Standards District Office: Tampa, Florida
Aircraft on landing, struck the seawall of the runway and went into the grass.
Aircraft Make: BEECH
Aircraft Model: BEECH T34B
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
City: SAINT PETERSBURG
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.
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.
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.