Sunday, September 30, 2018

Cessna 172, N4001F: Accident occurred September 30, 2018 at Somerset County Airport (2G9), Friedens, Pennsylvania

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Allegheny, Pennsylvania

Landed long and went off the end of the runway into an embankment.

Date: 30-SEP-18
Time: 18:08:00Z
Regis#: N4001F
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91

An airplane veered off the end of a runway at Somerset County Airport at around 2 p.m. on Sunday. The pilot, who was the lone passenger in the cockpit, was uninjured in the crash, in which the plane overturned after it went over a steep hill.

The identity of the man was not released by Airport Manager David Wright. He refused medical care when offered it. Wright said he has no idea of what the cause of the crash was. The airport is currently closed as a result of the incident.

Fire departments from Friedens and Listie, Somerset Area Ambulance and the Federal Aviation Administration were dispatched to the scene, according to Somerset County Control.

Original article can be found here ➤

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