Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Cessna 172M Skyhawk, N8994V: Accident occurred August 04, 2018 at Dowagiac Municipal Airport (C91), Cass County, Michigan

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Grand Rapids, Michigan

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http://registry.faa.gov/N8994V

NTSB Identification: GAA18CA471
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, August 04, 2018 in Dowagiac, MI
Aircraft: Cessna 172, registration: N8994V


NTSB investigators will use data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator, and will not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

Lost control on takeoff and crashed.

Date: 04-AUG-18
Time: 23:15:00Z
Regis#: N8994V
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172M
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: SERIOUS
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: TAXI (TXI)
Operation: 91
City: DOWAGIAC
State: MICHIGAN




DOWAGIAC — Minor injuries were reported following a plane crash at the Dowagiac Municipal Airport Saturday evening, according to the Dowagiac Police Department.

Police reported that officers investigated a plane crash around 7 p.m. Saturday at the Dowagiac Municipal Airport. The South Bend based plane was beginning to take off at the time of the crash.

There were two occupants in the plane at the time of the crash, both receiving minor injuires in the crash, according to police. The 54-year-old pilot was treated on scene by the Pride Care Ambulance. The passenger was transported to Borgess Lee Memorial Hospital in Dowagiac for non-life-threatening injuries. He was later released.

The accident is currently under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration.

Dowagiac Police were assisted by Dowagiac Fire Department, Cass County Sheriff’s Office, Pokagon Tribal Police, and True’s Towing and Recovery.

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

DOWAGIAC, Mich. (WNDU) – One person was taken to the hospital after a plane crashed at Dowagiac Municipal Airport Saturday night.

The 54-year-old male pilot was treated for minor injuries at the scene, while the 51-year-old male passenger was taken to a Dowagiac hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

The plane, which was based in South Bend, was beginning to take off at the time of the crash, according to a press release issued Saturday night.

The crash happened around 7:21 p.m., dispatch confirmed.

There was no fire resulting from the crash, but about 15 units are on the scene of the crash.

The crash is under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration.

Dowagiac Police were assisted by the Dowagiac Fire Department, Cass County Sheriff's Office and Pokagon Tribal Police.

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

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