Monday, July 24, 2017

Stinson SR-9E, N83K: Accident occurred July 22, 2017 in St. Joseph, Riverdale Township, Kossuth County, Iowa

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Des Moines, Iowa

http://registry.faa.gov/N83K

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA433
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, July 22, 2017 in St. Joseph, IA
Aircraft: STINSON SR 9E, registration: N83K

NTSB investigators will use data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator, and will not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

Aircraft on takeoff from a field, struck a fence and flipped over.

Date: 22-JUL-17
Time: 19:10:00Z
Regis#: N83K
Aircraft Make: STINSON
Aircraft Model: SR9E
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
City: SAINT JOSEPH
State: IOWA

HUMBOLDT — A Hardy man escaped without injuries after crashing a single engine aircraft in a cornfield in Humboldt County Saturday afternoon, according to Humboldt County Sheriff Dean Kruger.

Jerome Kohlhaas, 65, crashed the plane in an area near 2041 102nd St., northeast of Bode, Kruger reported.

Prior to the Humboldt County crash, an emergency aircraft landing was reported to officials at 2:15 p.m. in a bean field near St. Joseph in Kossuth County, the Kossuth County sheriff’s office reported.

The landing was made because of engine trouble, according to Kruger.

After the plane was inspected by a mechanic, Kohlhaas attempted to fly the plane.

At that point, the plane crashed.

It was not reported how long the plane was in the air or how far the plane traveled before crashing.

The single engine 1937 Stinson Gallwing has an estimated $50,000 in damages.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department and Kossuth County Sheriff’s Department were on scene.

The crash is being investigated by the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board.

http://www.messengernews.net

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the report of a single engine aircraft that crashed Saturday afternoon in a cornfield northeast of Bode.

The pilot,65-year-old Jerome Kolhaas escaped injury in the crash that happened near 2041 102nd Street in rural Humboldt County. 

Prior to the crash in Humboldt County, an emergency aircraft landing was reported to officials at around 2:15 p.m. in a bean field near St. Joseph in Kossuth County.

Humboldt County Sheriff Dean Kruger said the landing was made because of  engine trouble. 

After the plane was inspected by a mechanic, Kohlhaas attempted to fly the plane. 

The plane then crashed in the cornfield near Bode.  

The single-engine 1937 Stinson Gallwing has an estimated $50,000 in damages. 

Saturday’s crash is being investigated by the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board.  

The Humboldt and Kossuth County Sheriff Departments assisted in the investigation.

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