Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Cessna 152, N4886B Incident occurred December 17, 2018 in Belle Glade, Palm Beach County, Florida

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; South Florida

Crashed into field.


https://registry.faa.gov/N4886B 


Date: 17-DEC-18

Time: 17:27:00Z
Regis#: N4886B
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 152
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: EMERGENCY DESCENT (EMG)
Operation: 91
City: BELLE GLADE
State: FLORIDA






A small plane crashed Monday afternoon in a sugarcane field in western Palm Beach County near Hendry County, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.

At about 12:45 p.m., Fire Rescue found a single-engine Cessna 152 on its side, according to a department spokesman. There were two occupants on the plane, and both were uninjured and outside the aircraft when authorities arrived.

The plane crashed along South U.S. Highway 27 near Hacienda Okeelanta, Fire Rescue said. The building is a private residence and banquet hall operated by Okeelanta Sugar Corp.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will handle the investigation.

Federal Aviation Administration records show the plane has pending registration but is tied to a Plantation address.

Original article ➤ https://www.palmbeachpost.com

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