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:

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Albuquerque, New Mexico 

Aircraft crashed into McNary Reservoir under unknown circumstances after attempting a touch and go.  

Date: 19-MAR-17
Time: 19:05:00Z
Regis#: N345ZF
Aircraft Model: SUPER PETREL LS
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: UNKNOWN (UNK)
State: TEXAS

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.

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