Sunday, October 1, 2017

Piper PA-32R-301T Saratoga II TC, N1054S: Accident occurred October 01, 2017 at Block Island State Airport (KBID), New Shoreham, Washington County, Rhode Island

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

NTSB Identification: GAA18CA021
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, October 01, 2017 in Block Island, RI
Aircraft: PIPER PA32R, registration: N1054S

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 landed and went off the end of the runway, through a fence into a field.

Date: 01-OCT-17
Time: 17:00:00Z
Regis#: N1054S
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA32
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)

NEW SHOREHAM, R.I. (WJAR) — Two people were med-flighted to a local hospital after a small plane crash on Block Island early Sunday afternoon.

The crash happened shortly before 1 pm. 

The New Shoreham Police Chief, Vincent Carlone told NBC 10 that the pilot overshot the plane landing over the runway while attempting to make a smooth landing.

The plane crossed over Center Road, made contact with a fence and landed in a field 50 yards away from the runway.

Photos from the scene show the plane in several pieces following the crash.

Rhode Island Airport Corporation Official, Bill Fischer tells NBC 10 the victims suffered minor injuries.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will be investigating the crash.

Original article can be found here ➤

NEW SHOREHAM, R.I. (WPRI) – Two people were taken to the hospital after a small plane crash on Block Island Sunday afternoon.

New Shoreham Police Chief Vincent Carlone told Eyewitness News that there were two people onboard the plane, both of whom were injured and flown to Rhode Island Hospital via medical helicopter. Carlone said their injuries were minor.

Photos from the scene showed that the plane came to rest upside-down in a field, in several pieces.

Carlone said the plane overshot the runway while attempting to land at about 1 p.m. and crossed Center Road before ending up in the field.

Original article can be found here ➤

A single-engine plane carrying two passengers overshot the runway during an attempt to land at Block Island Airport and crashed in the field across Center Road. 

A New Shoreham police officer at the scene said the two passengers were not seriously injured. 

The plane was in several pieces, and the fence surrounding the airport was damaged, as was the guardrail on the other side of the street, which looked like it had been clipped. 

The accident happened just before 1pm on Sunday, October 1st 

Original article  ➤

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