Sunday, March 11, 2018

Piper PA-28-180, N6611J: Incident occurred March 10, 2018 near Siskiyou County Airport (KSIY), Montague, California

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Sacramento

Aircraft crashed and struck powerlines due to unknown circumstances.

Franklin Aviation LLC: http://registry.faa.govN6611J

Date: 11-MAR-18
Time: 00:55:00Z
Regis#: N6611J
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA 28 180
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: UNKNOWN (UNK)
Operation: 91

· Siskiyou County Sheriff Department

On March 10, 2018, at approximately 5:04PM, the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) Dispatch received a report of a small plane crash in the area of Montague, California.

SCSO Deputies responded to the area and located a downed aircraft in a field north of the Montague Airport. Power lines knocked down during the crash caused a small vegetation fire that was quickly extinguished by local fire agencies. The three occupants of the plane sustained minor injuries and were released at the scene.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) were notified of the incident and will continue the investigation.

Additional information will be released in the future.

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