Saturday, September 30, 2017

Cessna 172L Skyhawk, N3984Q: Incident occurred September 30, 2017 at Chandelle Estates Airport (0N4), Dover, Kent County, Delaware

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

 Aircraft on landing, went off the end of the runway onto a road.

http://registry.faa.gov/N3984Q

Date: 30-SEP-17
Time: 15:00:00Z
Regis#: N3984Q
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: C172
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
City: DOVER
State: DELAWARE







DOVER, Del. - The Delaware State Police were called to respond to an incident Saturday in which a small aircraft overshot a runway.

Around 10:22 a.m. the pilot of a Cessna 172L Skyhawk called 911 to report that the aircraft had overshot the runway at Chandelle Estates Airport.

Troopers and DelDOT personnel responded to the scene where they found the small aircraft in the middle of Bayside Drive (SR9) between Silver Leaf Lane and White Oak Road.

The pilot and one passenger were uninjured, but the plane sustained damage to the prop and front landing gear.

SR9 between Silver Leaf Drive and White Oak Road was closed for approximately an hour and a half while the plane was removed from the roadway.

The investigation into this incident has been turned over to the Federal Aviation Administration.

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



A small airplane overshot the runway at Chandelle Estates Airport near Dover late Saturday morning and ended up on Del. 9.

Neither the pilot nor a passenger on board was injured, according to Delaware State Police Master Cpl. Gary Fournier.

The plane reportedly was attempting to land in gusty winds when it failed to come to a stop. The aircraft has been described by witnesses as a Cessna 172L Skyhawk.

Fournier said the plane's propeller and front landing gear of the plane sustained some damage in the mishap.

Del. 9 between Silver Leaf Drive and White Oak Road was closed for about 90 minutes while the plane was removed from the roadway.

The investigation has been turned over to the Federal Aviation Administration, Fournier said.

Chandelle Estates Airport at 114 Kruser Blvd. is a privately owned facility northeast of Dover that is open to the public. The airport has a 2,500-foot runway but does not provide traffic control services, according to the FAA website.

The airport is located less than 5 miles from Dover International Speedway where the NASCAR Xfinity Series race is set to being at 2:45 p.m. Saturday.

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

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