Thursday, May 24, 2018

de Havilland DHC-3 Otter, N379PM: Incidents occurred May 23, 2018 and April 06, 2016 at Key West International Airport (KEYW), Monroe County, Florida

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; South Florida

Gear collapse on landing.

http://registry.faa.gov/N379PM

Date: 23-MAY-18
Time: 15:00:00Z
Regis#: N379PM
Aircraft Make: DEHAVILLAND
Aircraft Model: DHC 3
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: ON DEMAND
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 135
City: KEY WEST
State: FLORIDA



KEY WEST, Fla. - A sightseeing float plane suffered a wheel failure Wednesday morning and became disabled upon landing at Key West International Airport, Monroe County spokeswoman Cammy Clark said.

Clark said the pilot and 10 passengers aboard the plane were not injured.

According to Clark, the Seaplane Adventures plane was headed to the Dry Tortugas when it experienced a landing gear problem upon takeoff. The plane immediately returned to the airport to land.

Clark said the runway was closed for 20 minutes, causing only minor delays.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the incident.

Original article ➤  https://www.local10.com


April 06, 2016:  Aircraft on landing, float gear collapsed.

Date:  06-APR-16
Time:  21:55:00Z
Regis#:  N379PM
Aircraft Make:  DE HAVILLAND
Aircraft Model:  DHC3
Event Type:  Incident
Highest Injury:  None
Damage:  Unknown
Activity:  Other
Flight Phase:  LANDING (LDG)
FAA FSDO:  FAA Miami FSDO-19
City:  KEY WEST
State:  Florida

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