Friday, October 6, 2017

Ultralight America Spitfire II, N2918A: Accident occurred October 05, 2017 at Camarillo Airport (KCMA), Ventura County, California

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Van Nuys, California

NTSB Identification: GAA18CA002
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, October 05, 2017 in Camarillo, CA
Aircraft: ULTRALIGHT AMERICA SPITFIRE II, registration: N2918A

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 force landed on airport property shortly after takeoff.

Date: 06-OCT-17
Time: 00:50:00Z
Regis#: N2918A
Aircraft Model: SPITFIRE II
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)

One person is recovering from injuries they suffered in an ultralight plane crash in Ventura County. The accident happened early Thursday night at Camarillo Airport.

Ventura County firefighters say the pilot was able to walk away from the craft’s wreckage, and was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

There’s no word on exactly what happened, but the craft which came down on airport property was heavily damaged.

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