Friday, August 16, 2019

Flight Design CT2K, N433CT: Accident occurred August 16, 2019 in Hooper, Whitman County, Washington

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Spokane 

NTSB Identification: GAA19CA495
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, August 16, 2019 in Hooper, WA
Aircraft: Flight Design CT2K, registration: N433CT

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.

Aircraft crashed in a field.

Date: 16-AUG-19
Time: 18:02:00Z
Regis#: N433CT
Aircraft Make: FLIGHT DESIGN
Aircraft Model: CT2K
Highest Injury: UNKNOWN
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: UNKNOWN (UNK)
Operation: 91

A single-engine plane crashed near the community of Hooper in Whitman County, Washington, Friday, leaving both the pilot and passenger injured.

The crash occurred around 10:30 a.m. Friday in an open field close to Hammer Grade Road.

The plane is believed to have run out of gas or to have had mechanical problems, according to a statement from the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office.

Both the people in the plane are believed to be from Kahlotus, Washington, according to the statement.

The passenger was flown to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Lewiston, Idaho, according to the Sheriff’s office.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are conducting a join investigation.

Original article can be found here ➤

COLFAX, Washington  – The Whitman County Sheriff’s Office and local emergency crews from the Lacrosse area responded to a report of a single engine plane crash around 10:30 a.m. on Friday Morning. 

The crash occurred in western Whitman County near the town of Hooper, Washington. 

Initial reports indicate the pilot attempted to land in an open field near Hammer Grade Road when his aircraft is believed to have run out of fuel or had mechanical difficulties. 

Both the pilot and his passenger sustained injuries during the crash and the passenger was flown via Med Star to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Lewiston, Idaho.

Both the pilot and the passenger are believed to be from the Kahlotus, Washington, area.

The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board have been notified and will be conducting a joint investigation into the cause of this accident.

Original article can be found here ➤

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