Sunday, June 17, 2018

Prowler Super Jaguar, N611GM: Accident occurred June 16, 2018 on McNeil Island, Pierce County, Washington

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Seattle

Aircraft landed in water and the aircraft sunk.

Pegasus Aviation Services LLC:  http://registry.faa.gov/N611GM

Date: 16-JUN-18
Time: 19:45:00Z
Regis#: N611GM
Aircraft Make: EXPERIMENTAL
Aircraft Model: SUPER JAGUAR
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: UNKNOWN (UNK)
Operation: 91
City: MCNEIL ISLAND
State: WASHINGTON





A small plane crash landed on a beach on the northern end of McNeil Island in Pierce County on Saturday.

The pilot was standing on the wing of the plane when he was rescued by Tacoma Police Department's marine services unit.

A crew on a boat belonging to McNeil Island Fire Department checked out the 61-year-old pilot. He was unhurt.

The plane had about 35 gallons of fuel on board. The fuel was reported not to be leaking.

It's unknown where the plane was headed or came from.

The single occupant plane is an experimental aircraft, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

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

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