Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Jabiru J230-SP, N667J: Accident occurred November 18, 2018 in Center, Shelby County, Texas

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Houston, Texas


NTSB Identification: GAA19CA067
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, November 18, 2018 in Center, TX
Aircraft: JABIRU J230-SP, registration: N667J

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.

Force landed in a field, crossed highway, struck a ditch and flipped over.

Date: 18-NOV-18
Time: 19:14:00Z
Regis#: N667J
Aircraft Model: J230 SP
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91
State: TEXAS

SHELBY COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - The Texas Department of Public Safety said mechanical issues caused a plane to crash in Shelby County Sunday.

According to a press release, DPS responded to the scene of a forced airplane landing on State Highway 7 that occurred due to mechanical issues, about five miles south of Joaquin.

The press release said the preliminary investigation indicates at approximately 1 p.m., a 2009 Jabiru Sport airplane was reportedly flying from Baton Rouge, LA to Center, TX when it was forced to land and overturned, off SH 7. No injuries were reported.

The release said the pilot of the aircraft is identified as 53-year-old Leonard Lorden, from Mansfield, TX. Lorden and a nine-year-old passenger were not reportedly injured during the crash.

The Federal Aviation Administration has been notified.

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

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