Friday, September 7, 2018

Cessna 150F, N8028F: Accident occurred September 04, 2018 at Richland Municipal Airport (MO1), Pulaski County, Missouri

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; St. Louis, Missouri

Hard landing, left wing impacted runway and aircraft rolled over.

Taylor Aviation Inc

Date: 04-SEP-18
Time: 18:34:00Z
Regis#: N8028F
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 150F
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: SERIOUS
Aircraft Missing: No
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91

The pilot of a plane that crashed at Richland Municipal Airport on Tuesday had a heart attack, according to his son.

The pilot's son was on the scene Wednesday morning, and told a reporter that his father had been hospitalized after the crash on Tuesday, where it was determined he had had a heart attack. The son reported his father did not recall anything about the incident. However, it is currently unknown whether the heart attack was the cause of the crash or resulted from the crash.

The pilot was reportedly training a student pilot, doing "touch and go" maneuvers before the crash occurred, according to the pilot's son.

According to FAA records, the plane is owned by Taylor Aviation, Inc., out of Waynesville, Mo. The company's stated business purpose includes training aircraft pilots.

Federal Aviation Administration authorities were set to investigate the crash on Wednesday. The area was restricted from public access on Wednesday due to a fuel leak creating hazardous conditions.

According to the Tri-County Fire Protection District, firefighters responded to the scene of the crash on Tuesday afternoon. There had been two people on the Cessna when it crashed, according to the fire district; the pilot was flown by helicopter to treatment, and the other refused care at the scene. Firefighters cleared the scene by 3 p.m.

Original article can be found here ➤

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