Sunday, June 17, 2018

Stinson L-5 Sentinel, N45TX: Accident occurred June 14, 2018 in Thomson, McDuffie County, Georgia

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Atlanta

Aircraft experienced an engine failure and landed in a lake and was submerged.

http://registry.faa.gov/N45TX

Date: 14-JUN-18
Time: 21:40:00Z
Regis#: N45TX
Aircraft Make: STINSON
Aircraft Model: L5
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: EMERGENCY DESCENT (EMG)
Operation: 91
City: THOMSON
State: GEORGIA




THOMSON, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Thursday afternoon a Stinson L-5 plane crashed in Clarks Hill Lake, but the pilot escaped with only minor scratches.

The pilot was the only person said to have been in the plane. A nearby boater helped the pilot to shore.

The plane is underwater.

The Federal Aviation Administration has been contacted.

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

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