Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Cessna 182Q, N101SD: Accident occurred September 24, 2019 at Curtis L. Brown Jr. Field (KEYF), Elizabethtown, Bladen County, North Carolina

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Greensboro

Aircraft landed hard, nose gear collapsed and slid off the runway and caught fire.

https://registry.faa.gov/N101SD

Date: 24-SEP-19
Time: 20:15:00Z
Regis#: N101SD
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 182
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: DESTROYED
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: ELIZABETHTOWN
State: NORTH CAROLINA


ELIZABETHTOWN, North Carolina (WWAY) — One person is injured after a plane crash at Curtis L. Brown, Jr. Field in Elizabethtown Tuesday.

Sgt. Matthew Young with the North Carolina Highway Patrol says a plane carrying three people crashed Tuesday night, leaving one female injured.

Young says the pilot made a hard landing, causing the plane to nose dive, skid and catch on fire.

All three passengers were able to exit the plane, but the aircraft is a total loss.

The pilot and second passenger were uninjured.

The female passenger was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Young says the airport will be shut down for the rest of the night, and is expected to open again tomorrow.

Original article can be found here ➤ https://www.wwaytv3.com

BLADEN COUNTY, North Carolina (WECT) - At least one person was injured when a small plane crashed while landing at an airport in Elizabethtown Tuesday afternoon.

According to Bladen County Sheriff James McVicker, the crash happened as the plane landed at Curtis L. Brown Jr. Field around 4:15 p.m.

Three people on board the airplane, a man, his sister and his son, all got out safely. McVicker said the sister did suffer minor injuries and was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said the nose gear collapsed, and the aircraft slid off the side of the runway catching fire.

McVicker said North Carolina Highway Patrol will investigate the crash and will contact the Federal Aviation Administration.

Story and video ➤ https://www.wect.com

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