Monday, March 20, 2017
Edra Aeronautica Super Petrel LS, Super Petrel West LLC, N345ZF: Incident occurred March 19, 2017 McNary, Hudspeth County, Texas
Super Petrel West LLC: http://registry.faa.gov/N345ZF
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Albuquerque, New Mexico
Aircraft crashed into McNary Reservoir under unknown circumstances after attempting a touch and go.
Aircraft Make: EDRA AERONAUTICA LTDA
Aircraft Model: SUPER PETREL LS
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Flight Phase: UNKNOWN (UNK)
HUDSPETH CO., TX (KTSM) - Texas Department of Transportation and the Hudspeth County Sheriff's Office are investigating a plane crash into a lake near McNary.
According to DPS, the plane was discovered in a water retention lake south of I-10 at the McNary exit, just east of Fort Hancock.
It initially appears as though the pilot abandoned the plane's wreckage after the crash, as no sign of any pilot was found at the scene.
Hudspeth County Sheriff's Office is heading the investigation. The FAA has been called into investigate. No information regarding the make or model of the plane was immediately available.
Original article can be found here: http://www.elpasoproud.com
Posted by Kathryn on Monday, March 20, 2017