Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Extra EA.300LC, registered to Captain Property and Investment LLC and was operated by its pilot, N32WR (and) Cessna 172 Skyhawk, N6021A: Accident occurred July 29, 2018 near North Fox Island Airport (6Y3), Leelanau County, Michigan



The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident.

Additional Participating Entities:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Grand Rapids, Michigan
Textron Aviation; Wichita, Kansas

http://registry.faa.gov/N32WR

N32WR  Aviation Accident Preliminary Report - National Transportation Safety Board:  https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf



Location: North Fox Island, MI
Accident Number: CEN18LA298A
Date & Time: 07/29/2018, 1435 EDT
Registration: N32WR
Aircraft: Extra EA300
Injuries: 2 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General Aviation - Personal 

On July 29, 2018, about 1435 eastern daylight time, an Extra EA300 LC airplane, N32WR, and a Cessna 172 airplane, N6021A, collided inflight over runway 25 at the North Fox Island Airport (6Y3), North Fox Island, Michigan, while the Extra EA300 LC was landing and Cessna 172 was departing. The airline transport pilot and passenger on the Extra EA300 LC were uninjured and the airline transport pilot and two passengers on Cessna 172 received minor injuries. The Extra EA300 LC sustained substantial right-wing damage and the Cessna 172 sustained substantial empennage, left wing, and fuselage damage during the collision and subsequent impact with terrain. The Extra EA300 LC was registered to Captain Property and Investment LLC and was operated by its pilot. The Cessna 172 was registered to and operated by its pilot. Both flights were being conducted as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight. Day visual meteorological conditions prevailed in the area about the time of the accident, and the flights were not operated on flight plans. The Extra EA300 LC departed from the Appleton International Airport, near Appleton, Wisconsin, and was destined for 6Y3. The Cessna 172 was originating from 6Y3 at the time of the accident.

At 1435, the recorded weather at the Beaver Island Airport, Beaver Island, Michigan, was: Wind 230° at 8 knots, variable from 210° to 270°; visibility 10 statute miles; sky condition clear; temperature 25° C; dew point 16° C; altimeter 30.06 inches of mercury.

6Y3 was a public, non-towered airport, which was owned by the State of Michigan, Department of Natural Resources and leased to the Recreational Aviation Foundation. It was located on North Fox Island about 24 nautical miles northwest of Charlevoix, Michigan and about 15 nautical miles southwest of Beaver Island, Michigan. The airport had one runway and an estimated elevation of 639 ft above mean sea level. Runway 7/25 was a 3,000 ft by 100 ft runway with a turf surface. The airport uses 122.9 megahertz as its common traffic advisory frequency. 



Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Extra
Registration: N32WR
Model/Series: EA300 LC
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built: No
Operator: On file
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None 

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: Visual Conditions
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KSJX, 666 ft msl
Observation Time: 1435 EDT
Distance from Accident Site: 15 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 25°C / 16°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 8 knots / , 230°
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility:  10 Miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.06 inches Hg
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Appleton, WI (ATW)
Destination:  North Fox Island, MI (6Y3) 

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 1 None
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 2 None
Latitude, Longitude:  45.482222, -85.780833 (est)



N6021A Aviation Accident Preliminary Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf

http://registry.faa.gov/N6021A

Location:  North Fox Island, MI
Accident Number: CEN18LA298B
Date & Time: 07/29/2018, 1435 EDT
Registration: N6021A
Aircraft: Cessna 172
Injuries: 3 Minor
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General Aviation - Personal 

On July 29, 2018, about 1435 eastern daylight time, an Extra EA300 LC airplane, N32WR, and a Cessna 172 airplane, N6021A, collided inflight over runway 25 at the North Fox Island Airport (6Y3), North Fox Island, Michigan, while the Extra EA300 LC was landing and Cessna 172 was departing. The airline transport pilot and passenger on the Extra EA300 LC were uninjured and the airline transport pilot and two passengers on Cessna 172 received minor injuries. The Extra EA300 LC sustained substantial right-wing damage and the Cessna 172 sustained substantial empennage, left wing, and fuselage damage during the collision and subsequent impact with terrain. The Extra EA300 LC was registered to Captain Property and Investment LLC and was operated by its pilot. The Cessna 172 was registered to and operated by its pilot. Both flights were being conducted as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight. Day visual meteorological conditions prevailed in the area about the time of the accident, and the flights were not operated on flight plans. The Extra EA300 LC departed from the Appleton International Airport, near Appleton, Wisconsin, and was destined for 6Y3. The Cessna 172 was originating from 6Y3 at the time of the accident.

At 1435, the recorded weather at the Beaver Island Airport, Beaver Island, Michigan, was: Wind 230° at 8 knots, variable from 210° to 270°; visibility 10 statute miles; sky condition clear; temperature 25° C; dew point 16° C; altimeter 30.06 inches of mercury.

6Y3 was a public, non-towered airport, which was owned by the State of Michigan, Department of Natural Resources and leased to the Recreational Aviation Foundation. It was located on North Fox Island about 24 nautical miles northwest of Charlevoix, Michigan and about 15 nautical miles southwest of Beaver Island, Michigan. The airport had one runway and an estimated elevation of 639 ft above mean sea level. Runway 7/25 was a 3,000 ft by 100 ft runway with a turf surface. The airport uses 122.9 megahertz as its common traffic advisory frequency. 

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna
Registration: N6021A
Model/Series: 172 Undesignated
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built: No
Operator: On file
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None 

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: Visual Conditions
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KSJX, 666 ft msl
Observation Time: 1435 EDT
Distance from Accident Site: 15 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 25°C / 16°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 8 knots / , 230°
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility:  10 Miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.06 inches Hg
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: North Fox Island, MI (6Y3)
Destination:

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 Minor
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 2 Minor
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 3 Minor
Latitude, Longitude: 45.482222, -85.780833 (est)




 TRAVERSE CITY, MI - Three people suffered minor injuries Sunday, July 29, when a plane landing on North Fox Island collided with another already on the ground.

An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and crew from the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station in Traverse City responded to the crash.

Three of five aboard the crashed aircraft suffered minor injuries. The other two were not hurt.

North Fox Island is southwest of Beaver Island.

State police notified Coast Guard Command Center about the crash. The International Emergency Response Coordination Center confirmed the crash and was able to contact one of the occupants on an alert device.

The Coast Guard helicopter took the five occupants to Traverse City where medical crews awaited.

Original article can be found here ➤ https://www.mlive.com



LEELANAU COUNTY, Mich. (WPBN) -- Five people are recovering after two aircraft collided in Leelanau County Sunday afternoon.

The US Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City says they were called to North Fox Island around 3:45 Sunday afternoon.

Authorities say two aircraft crashed on the island’s airport while one was taking off and the other was landing.

The Coast Guard’s Jayhawk helicopter landed at the crash site and was able to rescue the five people in the two aircraft.

We’re told they were flown back to Traverse City where three of the people were transported to Munson Medical Center for further treatment.

Original article can be found here ➤ https://upnorthlive.com



TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (WLUC) — An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City rescued five people involved in a two-aircraft collision on North Fox Island, Michigan, Sunday.

Three of the five personnel aboard the aircraft reported minor injuries, and the other two reported no injuries.

Watchstanders from the Coast Guard Ninth District Command Center received notification from the Michigan State Police about the crash. The International Emergency Response Coordination Center confirmed a plane landing on the North Fox Island had collided with a plane already on the island and was able to communicate with one of the individuals through an alert device.

The helicopter crew landed, embarked the five individuals, and transported them to awaiting emergency medical personnel in Traverse City.

Original article ➤ http://www.uppermichiganssource.com

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