Monday, May 6, 2019

Cessna 182Q Skylane, N96974: Accident occurred May 05, 2019 at Marion Municipal Airport (KMZZ), Grant County, Indiana

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

NTSB Identification: GAA19CA246
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, May 05, 2019 in Marion, IN
Aircraft: Cessna 182, registration: N96974

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.

Crashed on landing, caught fire and burned.

Date: 05-MAY-19
Time: 21:20:00Z
Regis#: N96974
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 182Q
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: UNKNOWN
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91

MARION, Indiana (WTHR) – Officials say a plane has crashed at the Marion Municipal Airport in Grant County Sunday afternoon.

The Federal Aviation Administration says a single-engine Cessna 182 crashed while landing at the Marion airport around 4:20 p.m.

Witnesses tell Eyewitness News they saw heavy smoke and fire coming from the airport.

According to an FAA spokesman, the aircraft was destroyed by the fire.

Officials say four people were on board at the time of the crash but their conditions are unknown at this time.

The National Transportation Safety Board will be in charge of the investigation.

This is the second plane crash in Indiana today.

This morning, a man was airlifted to the hospital with serious injuries after crashing a plane at Anderson Municipal Airport.

Story and video ➤

MARION, Indiana (WISH) -- Four people survived a plane crash Sunday afternoon in Marion, according to officials at the scene. 

Witnesses at the scene told News 8 the plane, which crashed around 5:15 pm. at the Marion Municipal Airport, caught on fire at some point. 

There were four people onboard. 

The cause of the crash was still under investigation on Sunday night.

The plane crash in Marion was the second plane crash reported on Sunday in central Indiana. 

Early Sunday morning a plane crashed in Anderson, seriously injuring its pilot. 

Original article can be found here ➤

MARION, Indiana — Officials confirm a plane has crashed at the Marion Municipal Airport.

Police say there are no fatalities in this crash.

According to airport manager Andy Darlington, none of the four people on board the plane required an ambulance.

Darlington says the accident happened Sunday around 5:15 p.m. The plane was based in Marion and the belief is they were attempting to land.

This is the second plane crash to occur in Indiana today. A man had to be medically airlifted to a hospital after crashing a plane in Anderson.

Original article can be found here ➤

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