Saturday, September 2, 2017

Cessna U206G Stationair, N4615X: Incident occurred September 01, 2017 in Harpswell, Cumberland County, Maine

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Portland, Maine

Aircraft force landed on a road.

Penobscot Island Air
Waters Aero Marine Inc

Date: 01-SEP-17
Time: 21:11:00Z
Regis#: N4615X
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: C206
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
State: MAINE

HARPSWELL -  The pilot of a plane that crash landed in a field in Harpswell Friday evening was the only person onboard and able to walk away.

It appears that there was a mechanical issue that caused the pilot to bring the fixed wing, single engine plane down in a field at 595 Harpswell Islands Road.

The Cessna U206G Stationair hit a rock and overturned during the landing.

The crash was reported at approximately 5:10 p.m.

The plane carried the name Penobscot Island Air out of Owls Head.

The Harpswell Neck and Orr’s and Bailey Islands fire departments responded to the incident.

The FAA is expected to be at the scene of the crash in the morning to investigate.

Original article can be found here ➤

HARPSWELL, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A small plane crashed in Harpswell Friday evening, according to the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office.

No word on how many people were in the plane at the time of the crash, but officials say the injuries are minor.

The FAA has been notified.

According to registry records, the Cessna U206G Stationair is registered to Waters Aero-Marine Inc. from South Thomaston.

Original article can be found here ➤

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