Friday, June 7, 2019

Avid Magnum, N3062B: Incident occurred June 06, 2019 at Frederick Municipal Airport (KFDK), Maryland

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Baltimore

Aircraft took off then crashed approximately 2000 ft from end of runway.

Date: 06-JUN-19

Time: 20:02:00Z
Regis#: N3062B
Aircraft Make: AVID
Aircraft Model: MAGNUM
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: UNKNOWN
Aircraft Missing: No
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
Operation: 91

FREDERICK, Maryland (WJZ) — Police are on the scene of a plane crash at the Frederick Municipal Airport.

The crash happened sometime Thursday afternoon, Maryland State Police said.

Police said the Avid Magnum flipped over during takeoff to the airport.

A student pilot and flight instructor were aboard the plane when it crashed. The flight instructor was taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital with minor injuries. The student refused medical treatment.

The Federal Aviation Administration is on its way to the airport to conduct an investigation.

The cause is unknown; police are investigating.

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Two people were injured Thursday after a small passenger plane crashed near a construction site as it approached Frederick Municipal Airport.

The crash occurred around 4 p.m., and the plane ended up overturned near a dirt mound east of Monocacy Boulevard, less than a mile from the western end of the airport’s runway.

Frederick Police Capt. Patrick Grossman said that two people were taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital with “very minor injuries.” Maryland State Police is investigating the crash, he said.

A group of Frederick police officers, Maryland state troopers and Airport Manager Rick Johnson were surveying the scene Thursday afternoon. The plane’s right wing was damaged.

Grossman said Frederick police went to the scene to assist with the investigation, including taking photographs.

Original article ➤

FREDERICK, Maryland - Maryland State Police determined a small plane flipped over during takeoff onto construction at the Frederick Municipal Airport shortly after 4 p.m. There were two minor injuries, according to the Frederick Police Department. The incident is still under investigation by state police as well as the Federal Aviation Administration.

The Avid Magnum was operated by a student pilot and a flight instructor who are both unidentified at this time. The flight instructor was taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital with minor injuries, state police tweeted.

Maryland State Police tweeted both occupants on the plane refused medical treatment, and the cause is under investigation.

Original article can be found here ➤

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