Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Beech C23 Sundowner, N6576R, Wasatch Meadows Flyers LLC: Accident occurred August 21, 2017 near Rexburg–Madison County Airport (KRXE), Idaho

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Salt Lake City, Utah

Wasatch Meadows Flyers: http://registry.faa.gov/N6576R

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA500
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, August 21, 2017 in Rexburg, ID
Aircraft: BEECH C23, registration: N6576R

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 was not climbing properly. Returned to land and went off the end of the runway, through a fence and onto a golf course.

Date: 21-AUG-17
Time: 20:49:00Z
Regis#: N6576R
Aircraft Make: BEECH
Aircraft Model: 23
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
City: REXBURG
State: IDAHO






UPDATE:
The occupants of the plane were a 24-year-old pilot and a 54-year-old passenger from Utah. Neither were injured.

The plane has been towed off the green.

ORIGINAL STORY:
REXBURG — A small airplane crashed at the Rexburg Municipal Golf Course after failing to completely take off the runway at the Rexburg-Madison County Airport on Monday afternoon.

Rexburg Police spokesman Randy Lewis said the plane simply didn’t have enough power to take off and he crashed.

The pilot was not local and was not injured by the crash.

https://www.eastidahonews.com

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