Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Enstrom F-28C, N35ZE: Incident occurred August 13, 2019 near Marion Airport (C17), Linn County, Iowa

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

Aircraft landed in a corn field.

Walton Aviation Inc

Date: 14-AUG-19
Time: 01:00:00Z
Regis#: N35ZE
Aircraft Make: ENSTROM
Aircraft Model: F28
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91
State: IOWA

MARION, Iowa (KCRG) - The FAA is now involving in figuring out why a helicopter crashed near Highway 13 just outside of Marion last night.

The Linn County Sheriff's Office said two people were in the helicopter when it crashed in a cornfield just north of Martin Creek Road at around 7:30 pm.

The pilot and passenger were not hurt.

That's about a mile south of the Marion Airport runway. It was flying over the same area where a small plane had to make an emergency landing last Saturday. No one was hurt in that case as well.

Original article can be found here ➤

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