Saturday, June 2, 2018

Luscombe 8E Silvaire, N2657K: Incident occurred June 02, 2018 at Paragould Kirk Field Airport (KPGR), Greene County, Arkansas

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Little Rock, Arkansas

Aircraft experienced a hard landing.

Date: 02-JUN-18
Time: 21:15:00Z
Regis#: N2657K
Aircraft Make: LUSCOMBE
Aircraft Model: 8E
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) -  Late Saturday, authorities responded to an incident involving an airplane at Paragould Municipal Airport.

According to Lt. Ken Jackson with the Paragould Police Department, no one was hurt Saturday when a single-engine, two-seat Luscombe aircraft had difficulty taking off at the Paragould Municipal Airport. 

Jackson said authorities got a call around 4:10 p.m. about the incident.

The plane was taking off when the right rudder got stuck and the plane came back down. 

From there, the plane did a 180-degree turn into the grass portion of the runway, Jackson said. 

In addition to Paragould police, Paragould firefighters and airport officials responded to the scene. 

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will be investigating the incident, Jackson said.  

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