Friday, November 2, 2018

Beech 95-B55 Baron, N5YB: Accident occurred November 01, 2018 at Gainesville Regional Airport (KGNV), Alachua County, Florida

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Orlando, Florida

Gear collapsed.

https://registry.faa.gov/N5YB

Date: 31-OCT-18
Time: 22:10:00Z
Regis#: N5YB
Aircraft Make: BEECH
Aircraft Model: 95 B55
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: GAINESVILLE
State: FLORIDA 




GAINESVILLE, Fla. - A twin-engine plane with mechanical problems made a hard landing Thursday at Gainesville Regional Airport, according to Gainesville Fire-Rescue.

The pilot radioed that the plane with four people aboard was having problems with its landing gear. Firefighters were standing by as the plane skidded down and off the runway. 

All the occupants were able to climb out and walk away. 

Officials said the airport remained open and no flights were delayed.

Original article can be found here ➤ https://www.news4jax.com

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