Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Cessna 182Q Skylane, N96772: Accident occurred March 12, 2018 at Chicago Rockford International Airport (KRFD), Illinois

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Chicago


NTSB Identification: GAA18CA157
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, March 12, 2018 in Rockford, IL
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N96772

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.

Date: 12-MAR-18
Time: 14:50:00Z
Regis#: N96772
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 182Q
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: APPROACH (APR)
Operation: 91

ROCKFORD (WREX) -  UPDATE: The pilot whose plane crashed at the Chicago/Rockford International Airport earlier this morning is in good condition. 

The Rockford airport says that the Cessna 182Q Skylane crashed at about 9:30 this morning. The plane was attempting to land at the airport. Details leading up to the crash are still limited at this time. 

The pilot is in good condition and was the only one on board at the time of the crash. 

The Federal Aviation Administration will be investigating the cause of the crash. 

At this time, the airport is fully operational with no flight delays. 

A small plane crashes Monday morning at Chicago/Rockford International Airport, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Details are limited at this time, and it's unclear if the pilot is injured. 

According to the FAA, a pilot flying from Dubuque, Iowa to Rockford was preparing to land at RFD when the Cessna 182Q Skylane crashed. 

The FAA says the crash is under investigation, and that the investigation could take several weeks to months before it is completed. 

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