Thursday, July 5, 2018

Piper PA-46-350P Malibu Mirage, N479CD: Accident occurred July 03, 2018 at Springhill Airport (KSPH), Webster Parish, Louisiana

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Baton Rouge

Aircraft crashed on landing with post crash fire.

Date: 03-JUL-18
Time: 18:15:00Z
Regis#: N479CD
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA46
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: UNKNOWN
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: FIRE
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91

Springhill, LA - Authorities tell KTBS that just after 1:00 Tuesday afternoon a plane crashed at the Springhill Airport.

According to Springhill Fire Chief Billy Raspberry, the pilot was able to skid the plane on its belly off the runway and into a field where it then caught fire.

All three people on board survived.

The Springhill Fire Department responded to the crash and was able to put out the fire. About a half acre of the area around it was burned.

The Federal Aviation Administration is en route. The crash remains under investigation.

Original article can be found here ➤

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

This is Donnie King's (Tyson Foods) airplane.