Tuesday, July 02, 2019

Boeing A75N1 (PT17), N64712: Incident occurred June 30, 2019 at Monticello Regional Airport (KMXO), Jones County, Iowa

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Des Moines, Iowa

Aircraft on landing veered off runway.

Gordon Schmidt Aircraft Inc


Date: 30-JUN-19
Time: 08:20:00Z
Regis#: M64712
Aircraft Make: BOEING
Aircraft Model: PT17
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
State: IOWA

Authorities have released further details on the plane crash that happened in Monticello on Sunday morning.

The Monticello Police Department says 59-year old Doug LeClere of Coggon was trying to land his Boeing A75N1(PT17) at the Monticello Regional Airport around 8:30 am. After touching down, a crosswind pushed the tail of the plane, causing it to veer off the right side of the runway before coming to a stop in a field.

Monticello Police, Fire and Ambulance responded to the scene.

Police say LeClere was the only person in the plane. He was not injured.

The incident has been reported to the National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration.

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

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