Thursday, July 4, 2019

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

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

Crashed into trees after an aerodynamic stall.

https://registry.faa.gov/N1516E

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
Damage: DESTROYED
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT (UND)
Operation: 91
City: WALDO COUNTY
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 ➤ https://waldo.villagesoup.com



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.

Story and video ➤ https://www.wabi.tv

1 comment:

DWN said...

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