Thursday, September 14, 2017

Denney KitFox III, N827FL: Incident occurred September 14, 2017 in East Dubuque, Jo Daviess County, Illinois

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; DuPage, Illinois

Aircraft on landing on a lake, flipped over.

http://registry.faa.gov/N827FL

Date: 14-SEP-17
Time: 22:54:00Z
Regis#: N827FL
Aircraft Make: KITFOX
Aircraft Model: KITFOX III
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
City: EAST DUBUQUE
State: ILLINOIS




EAST DUBUQUE, Ill. (KWWL) -   The Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office says 45-year-old Timothy Petitgout, of East Dubuque, was injured.

Authorities say an unknown issue during take off caused the plane to dip and crash into the water.

The crash remains under investigation by the Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office and will be turned over to the FAA.

PREVIOUS STORY:

Crews are on the scene of a plane crash into the river.  It happened near the Frentress Lake Marina in East Dubuque.

According to the Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office, the pilot is believed to be the only person on the plane and is doing ok.  The plane has been pulled from the water.

Original article can be found here ➤ http://www.kwwl.com



EAST DUBUQUE, Ill. (KCRG-TV9) - A man crashed his small plane into the Mississippi River near the Frentress Lake Marina in East Dubuque, Illinois Thursday.

The Jo Daviess County Sheriff's office said authorities responded to the area around 6 p.m. and found the plane upside down in shallow water, stuck in the mud.

A witness told KCRG-TV9 she saw the plane coming down and wing skim the water before the plane crashed.

Deputies said only the pilot was onboard the plane, and someone who knows him took him to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

Crews worked to free the plane unstuck from the mud and flipped upright. No word yet on what caused the crash.

PREVIOUS STORY:

A man crashed his small plane into the Mississippi River near the Frentress Lake Marina on Thursday.

Authorities responded to the area around 6 p.m.

The crash happened in shallow water and the aircraft became stuck in the mud. Crews worked to remove it from the water.

Witnesses say one man was in the plane and he appeared to be okay.

Original article can be found here ➤ http://www.kcrg.com

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