Thursday, January 4, 2018

Piper PA-23-250, N499CR, Ace Tomato Company LLC: Incident occurred January 04, 2018 at Yeager Airport (KCRW), Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Charleston, West Virginia

Aircraft reported an engine out and landed. After landing safely the landing gear collapsed.

Ace Tomato Company LLC: http://registry.faa.gov/N499CR

Date: 04-JAN-18
Time: 22:06:00Z
Regis#: N499CR
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA 23 250
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91
City: CHARLESTON
State: WEST VIRGINIA



CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- UPDATE 1/4/18 @ 8:25 p.m.

Yeager Airport is reopen Thursday night after a private plane had engine failure and landed without landing gear, the airport reports.

No one was hurt in the incident, which happened just after 5 p.m., but it temporarily halted airport traffic as the FAA investigated.

UPDATE 1/4/18 @ 6:10 p.m.

Yeager Airport is closed Thursday evening after a private plane had engine failure and landed without landing gear, the airport reports.

Around 5:05 p.m. the twin engine Piper Aztec aircraft landed without incident.

The pilot was the only person aboard and was not hurt.

Yeager Airport staff is awaiting clearance from the FAA to remove the aircraft.

Passengers should check with their airline before leaving for the airport.

ORIGINAL STORY

Yeager Airport is working to keep all flights running on time as the winter storm approaches the northeast.

Yeager Airport Director Terry Sayre announced Thursday morning that all scheduled departures are running on time. The only cancellation was a flight to Philadelphia.

If you are flying out of Yeager Airport, make sure to check in with your airline for updates.

Many airlines are offering travel waivers to passengers scheduled to travel Thursday and Friday due to the forecasted winter weather in the Northeast/Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, according to Yeager Airport officials.


"Yeager Airport's snow removal team is out in full force, and is diligently working to keep airport roads and the runway clear," said Sayre.


Story and photo:  http://www.wsaz.com



CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS/WVAH) — Yeager Airport has reopened after it was temporarily closed after a small aircraft had to perform an emergency landing without its landing gear.

Yeager Airport is closed after a small aircraft had to perform a landing without its landing gear.

Just after 5 p.m., a twin-engine Piper Aztec aircraft with the tail number N499CR landed without a landing gear after it reported an engine failure, according to the airport.

The pilot was the only person on board and no injuries were reported.

The plane is currently on the runway and the airport is waiting for clearance from the FAA to remove the plane and open to the airport.

The airport said passengers should check with airlines before departing to see how their flights will be affected. 


Story and photo: http://wvah.com

CHARLESTON — A minor incident where a plane was forced to land without the use of its landing gear has closed Yeager Airport.

The plane, a twin engine Piper Aztec was attempted the landing after reporting engine failure.

There were no passengers on the plane, and the captain was the only crew onboard.

Currently, no injuries have been reported, but the plane is disabled on the runway awaiting investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration.

The airport is closed until the investigation is complete and the plane can be moved.

Story and photo: https://www.wvnews.com

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - No injuries are reported after a plane performed a landing without its landing gear at Yeager Airport.

According to a release from the airport at approximately 5:05 p.m., a twin engine Piper Aztec aircraft  performed a landing without landing gear after reporting an engine failure.

The pilot was the only soul onboard.

No injuries have been reported. The aircraft is currently disabled on the runway.

Yeager Airport staff are awaiting clearance from the FAA to remove the aircraft.

The airport is currently closed. Passengers should check with airlines before departing for the airport.

Original article can be found here: http://www.wvnstv.com

No injuries were reported Thursday after a small, twin-engine plane landed at Yeager Airport in Charleston without landing gear.

The pilot of the plane, a Piper Aztec, reported engine failure before landing at the hilltop airport, according to a news release from the airport. The pilot was alone aboard the aircraft.

The plane is registered to Ace Tomato Company LLC of Daytona Beach, Florida, according to the Federal Aviation Administration’s online registry.

The plane was disabled on the runway Thursday evening, closing the airport to air traffic. Airport staff were awaiting clearance from the FAA to remove the plane.

Original article can be found here: https://www.wvgazettemail.com

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Nice job by the pilot for walking away unhurt with only minimal damage to that nice old Piper.