Saturday, September 16, 2017

Piper J3C-65, N38365: Accident occurred September 16, 2017 in Hanover Township, Beaver County, Pennsylvania

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Allegheny, Pennsylvania

Aircraft struck a tree and crashed in a residential area.

Date: 16-SEP-17
Time: 20:49:00Z
Regis#: N38365
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: J3
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: SERIOUS
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: UNKNOWN (UNK)

Two men were injured when a two-seat airplane crashed Saturday afternoon in Beaver County.

The crash occurred about 4:50 p.m. in the 200 block of McKenzie Road in Hanover, county emergency officials said.

A 23-year-old Hookstown man and a 24-year-old man from Arlington, Va., were on board when the Piper J3C-65 crashed into a tree on private property, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Both men were taken to Allegheny General Hospital with moderate but non-life threatening injures, according to police. 

At the crash site, the small, yellow aircraft was positioned nose-down in the ground, and its tail was held up by tree limbs.

State police and the Federal Aviation Administration were investigating, officials said.

Original article can be found here ➤

HANOVER TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A small plane crashed in Hanover Township on Saturday afternoon.

It happened in the 200 block of McKenzie Road around 5 p.m.

State police and Federal Aviation Administration officials were at the scene.

Two people were reportedly injured.

Original article can be found here ➤

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