Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Jabiru J230-SP, N748J: Incident occurred June 06, 2018 at Springdale Municipal Airport (KASG), Springdale, Arkansas

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Little Rock

On takeoff roll aircraft veered off the runway into a ditch.

Real Time Engineering PA:

Date: 06-JUN-18
Time: 14:58:00Z
Regis#: N748JL
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
Operation: 91

SPRINGDALE (KFSM) -- An airplane ran off the runway into a ditch while attempted to take off at the Springdale airport Wednesday (June 6).

The incident happened at about 9:45 a.m.

Springdale Fire Chief Jim Vaughn said the department sent units to the scene to help safely relocate the plane.

The pilot was the only person on board at the time and no injures were reported.

The FAA is investigating, according to Lynn Lunsford, the FAA Southwest regional spokesman.

Story and video ➤

SPRINGDALE, Ark. - A small aircraft ran off the runway at in an attempt to take off Wednesday morning. 

Airport officials say the incident happened around 9:45 a.m. at the Springdale Municipal Airport. 

The pilot was the only one on board that the time, and was not injured, officials say. 

The Springdale Municipal Airport is a city-owned, general aviation airport in Northwest Arkansas. 

According to the airport's website, it is located one mile southeast of the city center and occupies 221 acres. 

There is one runway located at the airport, Runway 18/36, measuring 5,302 feet in length.

Original article can be found here ➤

A plane slid off the runway at the Springdale Municipal Airport Wednesday afternoon crashing into a fence.

The student pilot was taxiing down the runway preparing to take off when the plane went off the runway according to James Hales, battalion chief with the Springdale fire department. Hales added a fence saved the plane from falling into a ditch.

The fire department was called out to the scene just in case of a fire while airport employees pulled the plane from the ditch, Hales said.

No one was injured in the accident. 

Original article can be found here ➤

SPRINGDALE, Ark. —  A plane went off the runway at the Springdale Municipal Airport Wednesday morning, James Smith, Airport Manager, confirmed to 40/29 News.

Smith was not aware of any injuries as a result of the incident.

NTSB has been notified of the accident. A spokesman for NTSB says they are reviewing the information, but has not opened an investigation yet.

Springdale Municipal is described on its website as one of the busiest airports in the State of Arkansas.

Springdale Municipal has one runway, measuring 5,302 feet in length. It is located on the east side of town, bordered by Highway 412 and Highway 265. Jones Elementary School is located less than a half-mile away.

Original article can be found here ➤


Anonymous said...

The student pilot reported she was turning the steering wheel and it had no effect.

Anonymous said...

who was her flight instructor??