Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Mooney M20J, N201AZ: Accident occurred February 22, 2019 at Ridgeland-Claude Dean Airport (3J1), Jasper County, South Carolina

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; South Carolina


NTSB Identification: GAA19CA144
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, February 22, 2019 in Ridgeland, SC
Aircraft: Mooney M20J, registration: N201AZ

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.

Lost control and crashed off the side of the runway.

Date: 22-FEB-19
Time: 21:30:00Z
Regis#: N201AZ
Aircraft Make: MOONEY
Aircraft Model: M20J
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: UNKNOWN (UNK)
Operation: 91

RIDGELAND, South Carolina (WSAV) - Officials say a plane crashed during landing at the airport in Jasper County.

According to the Ridgeland Fire Department, neither the pilot nor the passenger were injured in the crash Friday afternoon.

The department says the single-engine aircraft experienced trouble while landing, causing it to hit the ground.

The Federal Aviation Administration will be investigating and the National Transportation Safety Board will determine the cause of the accident.

The airport has resumed normal operations, according to Ridgeland Fire.

Ridgeland-Claude Dean Airport is owned by the county and often used for flight instruction classes and clubs.

It’s located about a mile northwest of downtown Ridgeland.

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

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