Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Kaminskas Jungster I, N3243: Accident occurred April 15, 2019 at Boone County Airport (6I4), Lebanon, Indiana

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Indianapolis, Indiana


NTSB Identification: GAA19CA215
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, April 15, 2019 in Lebanon, IN
Aircraft: Kaminskas RTH JUNGSTER 1, registration: N3243

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.

Flipped over after landing.

Date: 15-APR-19
Time: 20:03:00Z
Regis#: N3243
Aircraft Model: RTH JUNGSTER 1
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91

LEBANON, Indiana (WISH) -- A small plane crashed Monday in Lebanon, leaving the pilot with injuries not believed to be life-threatening.

A single-engine plane landing on a grass strip at the Boone County Airport, 1600 E 250 S, crashed around 4 p.m., Sgt. Ben Phelps with Lebanon Police Department confirmed. 

After the wheels of the Kaminskas Jungster I experimental homebuilt aircraft touched down, the aircraft flipped over and landed upside down. 

The pilot, 55-year-old James Petko, of Mishawaka, was the sole occupant, and was able to get himself out of the plane before authorities arrived. He was taken to an Indianapolis hospital with minor injuries, according to police.

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