Sunday, April 2, 2017

Cessna 172N Skyhawk II, Albany Aviation NY LLC, N734SN: Incident occurred April 02, 2017 at Sky Acres Airport (44N), Dutchess County, New York

Albany Aviation NY LLC: http://registry.faa.gov/N734SN 

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Albany, New York 

Aircraft went off side of runway and flipped over. 

Date: 02-APR-17
Time: 17:35:00Z
Regis#: N734SN
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
City: MILLBROOK
State: NEW YORK



UNION VALE - One person sustained minor injuries Sunday after a plane carrying four people left its runway and came to rest overturned in a small pond.

The incident occurred at the Sky Acres Airport, according to state police. Troopers began investigating the incident around 1:30 p.m.

A Cessna Skyhawk II had been attempting to land on Runway 17, police said, when it ran off the east shoulder and into the pond.

One of the passengers was transported to Mid Hudson Regional Hospital for minor injuries.

The Federal Aviation Administration was notified of the investigation, police said.

Sky Acres Airport declined to comment on the incident.

Story and comments: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com

DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Emergency responders rushed to the Sky Acres Airport in Lagrangeville after a small plane flipped over on Sunday afternoon.

A Cessna 172 Skyhawk II was attempting to land on Runway 17 at around 1:30 p.m. when it ran off the east shoulder and came to rest overturned in a small pond, state police said.

The aircraft was carrying the pilot and three other passengers at the time of the crash, police said. One passenger was transported to MidHudson Regional Hospital with minor injuries, according to authorities.

The Federal Aviation Administration was notified of the investigation.

The airport closed around the time of the incident. 

Original article can be found here: http://eastdutchess.dailyvoice.com

New York State Police Investigate Minor Aircraft Accident

NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major Robert M. Nuzzo
Troop K Commander

PRESS RELEASE 

On Sunday, April 2nd, around 1:30PM The New York State Police investigated a minor airplane accident that occurred at the Sky Acres Airport, 30 Airway Dr in the Town of Union vale.  A single engine fixed wing Cessna Skyhawk II was attempting to land on runway 17 when it ran off the east shoulder and came to rest overturned in a small pond.  The aircraft was carrying the pilot and three other passengers at the time of the crash.  Only one passenger was transported to Mid Hudson Regional Hospital for minor injuries.   The Federal Aviation Administration was notified of the investigation.

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