Tuesday, July 10, 2018

North Wing 17M, N959RR: Fatal accident occurred July 09, 2018 in Macedonia, Pickens County, Alabama

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Alabama and NW Florida

Crashed into wooded area under unknown circumstances.

http://registry.faa.gov/N959RR

Date: 09-JUL-18
Time: 00:00:00Z
Regis#: N959RR
Aircraft Make: EXPERIMENTAL
Aircraft Model: 17M
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: FATAL
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: UNKNOWN (UNK)
Operation: 91
City: MACEDONIA
State: ALABAMA

Those who may have information that might be relevant to the National Transportation Safety Board investigation may contact them by email eyewitnessreport@ntsb.gov, and any friends and family who want to contact investigators about the accident should email assistance@ntsb.gov. 





JACKSON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - One person died as the result of a plane crash in Jackson County. 

The Jackson County Sheriff says that a call came in around 7 p.m. on Monday concerning a small plane crash in the Macedonia community on County Road 411. 

The pilot has been identified as 54-year-old Rodney Cagle of Macedonia.

Authorities found a North Wing 17M weight-shift-control experimental aircraft that had crashed between two houses. 

First responders say the pilot was still strapped into the aircraft and was alive when they found him, but died shortly after.

Story and video ➤ http://www.wbrc.com




JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. — The Federal Aviation Administration states a Jackson County resident died Monday at about 7 p..m. near 845 County Road 411 after his aircraft crashed into a wooded area.

Rodney Cagle, 54, is the victim who died in the crash, according to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.

Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen says crews responded to the scene of a small plane wreck July 9 in Macedonia. Harnen adds Cagle flew the apparatus around his home when he crashed it after an attempt to land.

The Federal Aviation Administration states the experimental aircraft was a North Wing 17M weight-shift-control. Only the pilot was on board.

The National Transportation Safety Board will determine the probable cause of the accident.

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



A Jackson County man died while practicing plane landings at his home Monday evening.

Rodney Cagle, 54, crashed his plane just off County Road 411 in the Macedonia community around 7 p.m. Monday, according to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.

Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen said Cagle was practicing landing his plane at his home when he crashed between his home and a neighbor's home. Cagle died at the scene, Harnen said.

The Federal Aviation Administration arrived at the crash scene Tuesday morning to investigate what may have caused it, Harnen said.


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

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