Friday, September 22, 2017

Cessna 180 Skywagon, N9624B: Accident occurred September 22, 2017 at Danbury Municipal Airport (KDXR), Fairfield County, Connecticut

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Bradley, Connecticut

http://registry.faa.gov/N9624B

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA550
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, September 22, 2017 in Danbury, CT
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N9624B

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 nosed over on landing.

Date: 22-SEP-17
Time: 15:00:00Z
Regis#: N9624B
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 180
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
City: DANBURY
State: CONNECTICUT



DANBURY, Conn. (WTNH)– No one was injured after a plane crashed nose down on a runway at Danbury Municipal Airport on Friday morning.

Danbury Fire says at around 10:30 a.m.,firefighters responded to Danbury Airport where they found a Cessna 180 Skywagon nose down on Runway 35.

The pilot, Jeffrey Butler, was the only person on board and was not injured when he attempted to land the plane.

The Fire Department was able to assist in righting the aircraft before it was towed off the runway. The airport was closed for a brief time while emergency crews responded to the scene.

The incident is under investigation by the FAA’s Flight Standards District Office out of Windsor.

Story and comments   http://wtnh.com







DANBURY — Around 10:30 a.m. Friday, the Danbury Fire Department says that they were dispatched to Danbury Municipal Airport for a reported “aircraft incident“.

When crews arrived to the airport, they found a Cessna 180A down on Runway 35.

The pilot, Jeffery Butler, was the only person on board at the time and was not injured. Butler was attempting a landing.

The fire department righted the aircraft, then it was towed away.

The airport was shut down for a brief time to allow emergency vehicles to access the plane.

The plane is registered to Butler, and is based at Reliant Air in Danbury.

The incident is being investigated by the FAA’s Flight Standards district Officer out of Windsor Locks.

Original article can be found here ➤ http://fox61.com




DANBURY, Conn. — Danbury police and firefighters responded to a report of a plane making a "rough landing" at Danbury Municipal Airport on Friday morning.

When Danbury fire units arrived after 10:30 a.m. Friday, they found a Cessna 180A nose down on Runway 35, Assistant Fire Chief Mark Omasta said in a statement.

The pilot, Jeffrey Butler, was the only person on board at the time, and he was not injured while attempting a landing, Omasta said.

The Fire Department used its Ladder Tower to assist with righting the aircraft, which was nose down on the runway, he said.

The plane was then towed off the runway. The airport was shut down for a brief time to allow emergency vehicles to access the Cessna aircraft and reopened soon after.

The plane is registered to Butler and is based at Reliant Air in Danbury.

This incident is being investigated by the FAA’s Flight Standards District Office out of Windsor Locks. 

Original article can be found here ➤ http://danbury.dailyvoice.com

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