Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Cessna 172H Skyhawk, N8010L: Incident occurred August 11, 2019 at Northampton Airport (7B2), Hampshire County, Massachusetts

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Bradley

Aircraft ran off the end of the runway into a field.

Legion Flying Club Inc


Date: 11-AUG-19
Time: 13:56:00Z
Regis#: N8010L
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91

NORTHAMPTON, Massachusetts  – A single-engine plane made an emergency landing at the Northampton Airport Sunday morning.

The pilot experienced engine trouble mid-flight and made the emergency landing at about 9:35 a.m., Fire Department officials said.

All the occupants escaped the plane safely and no one was injured in the incident, officials said.

The plane landed safely and skidded off the end of the runway into a cornfield. It sustained minor damage during the emergency landing, officials said.

Northampton Fire crews responded to assist. Officials remain at the scene and were not immediately available to provide more information.

The Northampton Airport is privately owned and located off Old Ferry Road.

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

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