Monday, March 20, 2017

Cessna 120, Aeronca Champ Club Inc., N1915N: Incident occurred March 19, 2017 at Sackman Field Airport (H49), Columbia, Illinois

Aeronca Champ Club Inc:

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; St. Louis, Missouri 

Aircraft ran off end of Runway 21 and flipped over after aborted takeoff.  
Date: 19-MAR-17
Time: 14:55:00Z
Regis#: N1915N
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 120
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: UNKNOWN
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)

Columbia, IL (KMOX) A single engine plane ended up on it’s roof Sunday while landing at Sackman Field in Columbia Illinois.

KMOX’s Brian Kelly was on the scene shortly after it happened. Kelly says the plane’s pilot told him he had “just run out of runway”. He says he hit a berm and flipped over. At the end of the grass runway there is a freshly plowed field ready for tomato planting.

The pilot called it a minor incident.


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