Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Quicksilver: Accident occurred February 15, 2018 at Ocotillo Airport (L90), Ocotillo Wells, San Diego County, California

NTSB Identification: GAA18CA133
14 CFR Part 103: Ultralight
occurrence occurred Thursday, February 15, 2018 in Ocotillo Wells, CA
Aircraft: QUICKSILVER Ultralight, registration: Unreg

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.

An ultralight plane made a hard landing at the airport in Ocotillo Wells Thursday morning and the pilot suffered minor injuries in the crash, authorities said.

The plane was found upside down at the airport, which is located in the 6000 block of state Route 78, said sheriff’s Lt. Glenn Giannantonio.

The pilot made a “hard landing” at the airport. When crews arrived, they found the plane with its wheels in the air, said CalFire Engineer James Magana, who responded to the crash. The pilot, a man, was being taken by paramedics to a hospital for treatment of what were believed to be minor injuries, Magana said.

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