Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Frontier Airlines, Airbus A319-100, N926FR: Incident occurred October 12, 2018 in Denver, Colorado

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

Flight Number 190: Encountered severe turbulence and flight attendant broke ankle, landed without further incident.

https://registry.faa.gov/N926FR

Date: 12-OCT-18
Time: 16:41:00Z
Regis#: UNK
Aircraft Make: AIRBUS
Aircraft Model: A319
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: SERIOUS
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: NONE
Activity: COMMERCIAL
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 121
Aircraft Operator: FRONTIER AIRLINES
Flight Number: 190
City: DENVER
State: COLORADO

Kitfox Series 5 Safari, N14GX: Accident occurred October 13, 2018 at Monte Vista Municipal Airport (KMVI), Rio Grande County, Colorado

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

https://registry.faa.gov/N14GX

NTSB Identification: GAA19CA023
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, October 13, 2018 in Monte Vista, CO
Aircraft: Skystar KITFOX SER 5 SAFARI, registration: N14GX

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.

Lateral veer off and ground loop.

Date: 13-OCT-18
Time: 22:45:00Z
Regis#: N14GX
Aircraft Make: EXPERIMENTAL
Aircraft Model: KITFOX SER 5 SAFARI
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: UNKNOWN (UNK)
Operation: 91
City: MONTE VISTA
State: COLORADO

Bell 407: Incident occurred October 14, 2018 in Craig, Moffat County, Colorado

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

Medevac Bell 407: Main rotor contacted a tree.

Date: 14-OCT-18
Time: 19:05:00Z
Regis#: UNK
Aircraft Make: BELL
Aircraft Model: B407
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: AMBULANCE
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 135
City: CRAIG
State: COLORADO

Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP, N428ER: Incident occurred October 12, 2018 in Palm Coast, Flagler County, Florida

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Orlando, Florida

Struck a turkey during landing roll out.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Inc

https://registry.faa.gov/N428ER

Date: 12-OCT-18
Time: 13:42:00Z
Regis#: N428ER
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172S
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: UNKNOWN
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: PALM COAST
State: FLORIDA

Avid Flyer, N3HH: Incident occurred October 13, 2018 in Brevard County, Florida

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Orlando, Florida 

Landed on a highway and gear collapsed. 

https://registry.faa.gov/N3HH

Date: 13-OCT-18
Time: 16:51:00Z
Regis#: N3HH
Aircraft Make: EXPERIMENTAL
Aircraft Model: AVID FLYER
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: MELBOURNE BEACH
State: FLORIDA








For the second time in less than a week, a plane made an emergency landing along a Brevard County roadway.

Brevard County Fire Rescue responded after the airplane made an emergency landing on a roadway in south Melbourne Beach after noon Saturday.

No injuries were reported when the aircraft landed on Caledonia Drive, a short dead-end street off State Road A1A. The two occupants inside were able exit the plane.

Brevard County Sheriff’s Office deputies were on the scene, and the Federal Aviation Administration had been notified by local agencies. 

The incident remains under investigation. 

Original article can be found here ➤ https://www.floridatoday.com

Piper PA-28R-201T, N9674C: Incident occurred October 11, 2018 in Cascade, Valley County, Idaho

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Boise, Idaho

Crashed due to unknown circumstances.

Flying Hooters LLC

https://registry.faa.gov/N9674C

Date: 11-OCT-18
Time: 18:30:00Z
Regis#: N9674C
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA 28R 201T
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: UNKNOWN (UNK)
Operation: 91
City: CASCADE
State: IDAHO

Cessna 680A Citation Latitude, N521QS: Incident occurred October 14, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; DuPage, Illinois

Executive Jet flight 521 Textron 680A: Reported a possible animal strike.

https://registry.faa.gov/N521QS

Date: 14-OCT-18
Time: 00:28:00Z
Regis#: N521QS
Aircraft Make: TEXTRON
Aircraft Model: 680A
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: ON DEMAND
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 135
Aircraft Operator: EXECUTIVE JET
Flight Number: 521
City: CHICAGO
State: ILLINOIS

Seawind, N46SW: Incident occurred October 12, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Allentown, Pennsylvania

Made a precautionary landing in a lake.

https://registry.faa.gov/N46SW

Date: 12-OCT-18
Time: 14:30:00Z
Regis#: N46SW
Aircraft Make: EXPERIMENTAL
Aircraft Model: SEAWIND
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: UNKNOWN
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: PHILADELPHIA
State: PENNSYLVANIA

Grumman American AA-5B, N81383: Accident occurred October 12, 2018 near Rooke Field Airport (KRFG), Refugio County, Texas

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident.

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; San Antonio, Texas

Aviation Accident Preliminary Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf

https://registry.faa.gov/N81383

Location: Refugio, TX
Accident Number: CEN19LA007
Date & Time: 10/12/2018, 1304 CDT
Registration: N81383
Aircraft: Grumman AA5
Injuries: 1 Serious
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General Aviation - Personal

On October 12, 2018, about 1304 central daylight time, a Grumman AA-5B airplane, N81383, collided with terrain while maneuvering to land at Rooke Field Airport (RFG) near Refugio, Texas. The pilot sustained serious injuries, and the airplane was substantially damaged. The airplane was owned by the pilot and operated under Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 91. Day visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the personal cross-country flight that departed Silver Wings Airport (TS36), near Fredericksburg, Texas, about 1120. 

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Grumman
Registration: N81383
Model/Series: AA5 B
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built: No
Operator: On file
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: Visual Conditions
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: RKP, 24 ft msl 
Observation Time: 1253 EDT
Distance from Accident Site: 20 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 29°C / 22°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 11 knots / , 140°
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility:  10 Miles
Altimeter Setting: 29.93 inches Hg
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Fredericksburg, TX (TS36)
Destination: Refugio, TX (RFG)

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 Serious
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 Serious
Latitude, Longitude:  28.303889, -97.330833 (est)

Just Aircraft Highlander, N488VG: Incident occurred October 12, 2018 in Monroe, Snohomish County, Washington

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Seattle, Washington

Landed in water, rolled up onto sandbar and inverted.

https://registry.faa.gov/N488VG

Date: 12-OCT-18
Time: 16:30:00Z
Regis#: N488VG
Aircraft Make: EXPERIMENTAL
Aircraft Model: JUST AIRCRAFT
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: APPROACH (APR)
Operation: 91
City: MONROE
State: WASHINGTON