Sunday, September 10, 2017

Unregistered powered parachute: Incident occurred September 09, 2017 in Halifax, Plymouth County, Massachusetts

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Boston, Massachusetts

Unregistered powered parachute crashed into a lake.

Date: 09-SEP-17
Time: 20:00:00Z
Regis#: UNREG
Aircraft Make: POWERED PARACHUTE
Aircraft Model: POWERED PARACHUTE
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: UNKNOWN
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: UNKNOWN (UNK)
City: HALIFAX
State: MASSACHUSETTS

The pilot of an powered parachute was taken to a hospital after the aircraft went down in some water.

Quincy Fire Capt. Matt Cunningham told WATD, it happened late Saturday afternoon, when the powered parachute, flying at an altitude of 300 feet, lost engine power and went into West Monponsett Pond.

The powered parachute had taken off from the airport in Hanson.

The unidentified operator was picked up by a boat and taken to the state boat ramp, where an ambulance took him to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Original article can be found here ➤ http://959watd.com

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