Thursday, November 30, 2017

Titan Tornado, N50F: Accident occurred November 29, 2017 in Mechanicsville, Hanover County, Virginia

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Richmond, Virginia

Aircraft crashed in a field and flipped over.

Date: 29-NOV-17
Time: 20:30:00Z
Regis#: N50F
Aircraft Make: TITAN
Aircraft Model: TORNADO
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: UNKNOWN (UNK)

HANOVER, VA (WWBT) - One man was injured after a plane crashed in a field in Hanover on Wednesday.

It happened near River and Williamsville roads. The plane reportedly crashed on takeoff in the field, injuring the pilot and causing a minor leak.

The pilot, Merlin Wayne Myers, 77, of Mechanicsville, Virginia, says he had to make an emergency landing due to mechanical issues. The plane flipped while Myers was trying to land the plane.

Myers was treated for minor injuries at the scene.

The FAA and Virginia State Police continue to investigate the crash.

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