Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Cessna 172R Skyhawk, N1589D: Accident occurred June 08, 2019 at Kissimmee Gateway Airport (KISM), Osceola County, Florida

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Orlando, Florida

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

Christiansen Aviation Inc


Date: 08-JUN-19
Time: 16:50:00Z
Regis#: N1589D
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172RG
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
Operation: 91

A small plane crashed Saturday afternoon while taking off from Kissimmee Gateway Airport, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

A Cessna 172 plane with three people on board crashed into the grass at the end of Runway 15 while taking off shortly before 1 p.m., FAA spokesman Rick Breitenfeldt said.

The plane crashed while performing a “touch-and-go” maneuver, in which an aircraft lands on a runway and takes off again without coming to a stop, according to a notice posted on the airport’s website. The press release said the three passengers, one instructor and two students, left the aircraft uninjured.

The airport remains operational, according to the notice.

The airport is in the western part of the city, just south of Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway and Hoagland Boulevard.

The FAA will investigate the crash.

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

KISSIMMEE, Florida  — Three people are OK after a small aircraft crashed at the Kissimmee Gateway Airport on Saturday, officials confirmed.

The Cessna 172 aircraft was performing a touch-and-go maneuver around 1 p.m. when it crashed.

The plane came to a stop on Runway 15.

Officials said there were three people on the plane at the time, an instructor and two students.

All three people were able to get out of the plane. Officials said they were not injured.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.

Original article can be found here ➤ https://www.wesh.com

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