Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Diamond DA-20C-1 Eclipse, N346MA: Accident occurred December 19, 2018 near McCormick County Airport (S19), South Carolina and Incident occurred November 06, 2016 at Athens / Ben Epps Airport (KAHN), Clarke County, Georgia

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; South Carolina

Landed in a field.

Date: 19-DEC-18
Time: 19:40:00Z
Regis#: N346MA
Aircraft Make: DIAMOND
Aircraft Model: DA20 C1
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: UNKNOWN
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91

MCCORMICK COUNTY, SC (WFXG) - A small plane has gone down in McCormick County. The plane went down in a small wooded area off the side of Hwy. 28 S near Georgia-Pacific Corporation.

According to the McCormick County Sheriff’s Office, the plane went down at around 2:30 p.m. 

Two people were inside and both escaped with no injuries. 

The pilot says they took off from the nearby McCormick County, headed to Newnan Coweta County Airport and experienced a mechanical failure not long after takeoff. He tried to get the plane back to the airport, but couldn’t make it. He tried to land the plane in a flat driveway next to the lumber yard, but didn’t make it, hitting the treeline instead.

The National Transportation Safety Board is taking over the scene and will begin their investigation Thursday morning.

Original article can be found here ➤

MCCORMICK COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- According to officials, the small plane that crashed in McCormick County was en route to Newman, Georgia.

Shortly after takeoff, the plane developed mechanical issues. The pilot turned back to the airport but was unable to reach the runway in time.

The plane crashed on the Georgia Pacific Wood Mill property and was extremely damaged.

The two people on board were not severely injured but they are being treated by EMS.

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the plane was a Diamond DA-20C-1 Eclipse.

The Federal Aviation Administration says they will complete an investigation.

Original article can be found here ➤

McCORMICK COUNTY (WJBF) - Emergency crews responded to the scene of a small plane crash in McCormick County, Wednesday.

According to the EMA office, the plane came down around 2:30 p.m. with two people on board.

The prop plane crashed on Highway 28 near the wood yard of Georgia Pacific Corporation—no injuries were reported.

Investigators tell us the plane went down due to mechanical issues.

National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the scene on Thursday.

Original article can be found here ➤

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Atlanta, Georgia

November 06, 2016: Aircraft on landing, nose wheel collapsed.

Date: 06-NOV-16
Time: 15:57:00Z
Regis#: N346MA
Aircraft Make: DIAMOND
Aircraft Model: DA20
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Damage: Unknown
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
State: Georgia