Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Piper PA-28-235, N8619W: Accident occurred August 25, 2019 at Cottonwood Airport (P52), Yavapai County, Arizona, Arizona

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Scottsdale


NTSB Identification: GAA19CA511
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, August 25, 2019 in Cottonwood, AZ
Aircraft: PIPER PA28, registration: 

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 on takeoff.

Date: 25-AUG-19
Time: 17:45:00Z
Regis#: N8619W
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA28
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
Operation: 91

COTTONWOOD — The Cottonwood Police Department issued a news release Sunday about a non-injury plane crash at Cottonwood Airport.

At about 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Cottonwood Police and Fire responded to the airport located on the west side of the city, for a non-injury airplane accident.

A Piper PA-28-235 sustained major damage when it was pushed off of the runway by a large gust of wind.

The plane went into an area of brush and small trees. There is no mention in the report of the plane striking any structures of vehicles.

A pilot-in-training and instructor were conducting soft field takeoffs when the gust of wind came through.

There were no injuries and the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board were notified. Both agencies declined to investigate at the scene.

The report didn't state the extent of damage to the plane.

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

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