Thursday, July 04, 2019

Cessna 172N Skyhawk, N1516E: Accident occurred July 03, 2019 in Montville, Waldo County, Maine

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

NTSB Identification: GAA19CA407
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 03, 2019 in Montville, ME
Aircraft: Cessna 172, registration: N1516E

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.

Crashed into trees after an aerodynamic stall.

Date: 03-JUL-19
Time: 22:31:00Z
Regis#: N1516E
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: C172
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Operation: 91
State: MAINE

Montville — A small plane went down Wednesday afternoon at Hidden Valley Camp, injuring the pilot and two camp staff members.

According to a press release from Sgt. Nick Oettinger of the Waldo County Sheriff's Office, officers responded to a report of an aircraft down at 5:38 p.m. July 3.

All three people aboard the plane survived the crash, but were taken to Waldo County General Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, Oettinger said in the press release.

Montville Fire Department, along with the Department of Environmental Protection, controlled a small fuel leak, Oettinger said.

The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board will be investigating to determine a cause for the crash.

Original article ➤

MONTVILLE, Maine (WABI) - A plane crashed in Montville Wednesday evening.

Officials say the single-engine plane went down in the woods of Hidden Valley Camp.

Three people were on board.

The owner of the camp, Peter Kassen tells us the plane was rented by the camp and two of their employees were on board.

Kassen says the camp hired a private pilot to fly the plane.

"There was 3 people on board they were all transported. There were no fatalities and were not sure about the injuries but they seem to be up and walking around and doing okay," said Montville Public Information Officer, Karen York

No word yet as to why the plane crashed.

The crash is currently under investigation.

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  1. hired a private pilot?? guess you get what you pay for!

  2. Maybe they should have paid a little more?


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