Sunday, July 16, 2017

Cessna R172 Hawk XP, N736NK, Maine Air Physician Services LLC: Incident occurred July 16, 2017 on Brandy Pond in Naples, Cumberland County, Maine

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Portland, Maine

Maine Air Physician Services LLC:

Aircraft crashed onto Brandy Pond.

Date: 16-JUL-17
Time: 19:30:00Z
Regis#: N736NK
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: C172
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: UNKNOWN (UNK)
State: MAINE

NAPLES, Maine—A pilot swam away uninjured from a seaplane crash landing Sunday afternoon.

Maine State Police said the small plane crashed into Brandy Pond in Sebago Lakes Region at approximately 3:15 p.m., and his Cessna plane sustained significant damage when it went down.

A viewer sent us a video of the seaplane crash landing in Naples Sunday afternoon.

Law enforcement officials said the pilot survived the crash landing and no one else was aboard. 

The Federal Aviation Administration will be investigating the cause of the crash.

NAPLES (WGME) -- Rescue crews and area boaters are responding to a seaplane crashing into Brandy Pond in Naples Saturday afternoon.

The accident happened shortly after 3 p.m. 

Dispatchers confirmed the small plane went down in the pond, with crews responding to the area of Moose Landing Trail near a marine.

The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said a Cessna plane sustained significant damage in the crash. The pilot and a passenger were not injured, according to officials.

The Federal Aviation Administration will be the primary investigating agency.

No comments: