Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Cessna 172M Skyhawk, N27LA: Accident occurred November 20, 2018 at Meadow Lake Airport (KFLY), Peyton, El Paso County, Colorado

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Denver, Colorado

Veered off the runway, struck a fence and inverted.

Good Guys Finish First Inc

Date: 20-NOV-18
Time: 16:13:00Z
Regis#: N27LA
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172M
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: UNKNOWN
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: OTHER
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. - A single-engine plane crashed into a fence outside the Meadow Lake Airport Tuesday morning.

Crews responded to the crash shortly after 9:00 a.m. 

The El Paso County Public Information Officer said the plane did not get enough elevation and crashed into a fence. It was later discovered that the pilot and passenger were practicing a touch-and-go maneuver when they crashed.

The pilot of the plane is described as a 70-year-old man, he was transported to the hospital. A 20-year-old man was also in the plane and was able to drive to the hospital.

Officials say about a dozen or so times a year a crash happens at the airport. 

Original article can be found here ➤

One person was hospitalized after a plane crash Tuesday at the Meadow Lake Airport in east El Paso County, the Sheriff's Office said.

The plane did not lift off high enough from the runway and collided with a fence just after 9 a.m., the Sheriff's Office said.

They are expected to recover from their injuries. The other person in the plane was not hurt.

The Sheriff's Office did not know which person was the pilot.

The plane is a 1975 Cessna 172M fixed wing, four-passenger aircraft registered to Good Guys Finish First Inc., according to Federal Aviation Administration records.

Original article can be found here ➤

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