Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Moravan Zlin Z-143L, N143GW: Accident occurred December 10, 2018 at Chester Airport (KSNC) Middlesex County, Connecticut

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Bradley, Connecticut


NTSB Identification: GAA19CA091
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, December 10, 2018 in Chester, CT
Aircraft: Zlin Z143, registration: N143GW

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.

Slid down an embankment into a parking lot, struck fencing and utility pole.

Date: 10-DEC-18
Time: 15:30:00Z
Regis#: N1436W
Aircraft Make: MORAVAN
Aircraft Model: Z143L
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: TAXI (TXI)
Operation: 91

CHESTER, Conn. (WTNH) - No one was hurt after a small plane ran off pavement and down a small hill late Monday morning.

According to Connecticut State Police, the Federal Aviation Authority advised Troopers of the accident just after 11:30 a.m. Troopers said a plane was being moved from the hangar, and it went off the pavement and down a small hill.

State Police described the accident as 'very minor'. They are assisting the National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration with their investigation to determine how the accident took place.

Just after 12:30 p.m, the Federal Aviation Administration released the following statement:

A Moravan Zlin Z-143 aircraft slid down an embankment into a parking lot after taxiing out of the hangar at Chester Airport, CT about 10:30 a.m. We do not know how many people were onboard at this time. Contact local authorities for passenger information and medical conditions. The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate.

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