Saturday, March 23, 2019

Cessna 340, N224RR: Accident occurred March 22, 2019 at Meacham International Airport (KFTW), Fort Worth, Texas

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; North Texas 

Gear collapsed.

Metroplex Flight Services LLC

Date: 21-MAR-19
Time: 20:24:00Z
Regis#: N224RR
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 340
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
State: TEXAS

The pilot and sole occupant of a twin-engine plane escaped injury Friday afternoon when the aircraft went off the runway after landing at Meacham International Airport.

According to the FAA, the pilot reported a landing gear collapsed just after touchdown and the plane came to rest in a grassy area off the runway.

The aircraft is a twin-engine Cessna 340 registered to Metroplex Flight Services in Fort Worth.

The FAA is investigating the incident.

Meacham Airport provides regional aviation services for air charter, corporate, business and recreational flyers on two north-south runways.

Traffic operations are being routed to the unaffected runway while the damaged aircraft is removed.

According to the city, Meacham features three full-service fixed-base operators, multiple maintenance facilities and flight schools.

Original article can be found here ➤

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