Saturday, May 11, 2019

Christavia Mk I, N107DM: Accident occurred May 10, 2019 at Roseburg Regional Airport (KRBG), Douglas County, Oregon

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Portland, Oregon

Veered off the runway and flipped on its side.

Date: 10-MAY-19
Time: 20:24:00Z
Regis#: N107DM
Aircraft Model: CHRISTAVIA MK I
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91

No one was hurt when a plane crashed at the Roseburg Regional Airport on Friday afternoon.

Assistant Chief Merrill Gonterman of the Roseburg Fire Department said at about 1:20 p.m. RFD personnel responded to the scene. A caller said a plane was on its side and facing south about midway down the runway.

Gonterman said crews arrived to find the plane on its left side next to the mid portion of the runway, with both wheels in the down position and one wheel damaged. The pilot, Malcom Dayton, was already out of the plane when Roseburg Fire Department arrived. 

Original article can be found here ➤

ROSEBURG, Oregon -- A small plane crashed at the Roseburg Regional Airport Friday afternoon.

The Federal Aviation Administration said a Christavia MK I flipped on its side. Roseburg police said they responded to the airport at about 1:30 p.m. 

Police said pilot Malcom Dayton, 63, of Roseburg, who owns the plane, was uninjured. They said Dayton told police he was in contact with the ground attempting to land when a cross wind pushed the plane into a grassy area. He said the wheel broke and the 2019 experimental plane was damaged from whipping around.

Roseburg fire officials said no one else was in the airplane at the time. The Roseburg Fire Department and Umpqua Valley Ambulance assisted at the scene.

The Federal Aviation Administration said they and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate.

The Roseburg Regional Airport remained open.

Original article can be found here ➤

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