Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Jihlavan KP-5, N235KP: Accident occurred May 25, 2019 at Goodspeed Airport (42B), East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Bradley


NTSB Identification: GAA19CA287
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, May 25, 2019 in East Haddam, CT
Aircraft: JIHLAVAN AIRPLANES SRO KP5, registration: N235KP

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.

State Police are investigating after a plane crashed during take off at Goodspeed Airport in East Haddam on Saturday morning.

First responders were called to the airport on Lumber Yard Road around 10:30 a.m. after getting a report of a small, single-engine propeller plane crash.

The Jihlavan KP-5 was damaged on its lower side and in the landing gear area, officials said.

Neither the pilot nor the passenger were injured, authorities added.

According to police, the pilot and the passenger told officers that while attempting to take off, the plane crashed downward, went off the runway and ended up in an adjacent field about 95 feet from the runway.

The Federal Aviation Administration was notified about the incident and will be investigating. Connecticut State Police are also investigating.

Original article ➤ https://www.nbcconnecticut.com

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