Sunday, September 08, 2019

Cessna 400 Corvalis TT (LC41-550FG), N405JA: Accident occurred September 02, 2019 near Branson Airport (KBBG), Taney County, Missouri

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident. 

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Kansas City, Missouri 

Aviation Accident Preliminary Report - National Transportation Safety Board:

Location: Branson, MO
Accident Number: CEN19LA319
Date & Time: 09/02/2019, 1120 CDT
Registration: N405JA
Aircraft: LANCAIR LC41-550FG
Injuries: 3 Minor
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General Aviation - Personal 

On September 2, 2019, at 1120 central daylight time, a Cessna (Lancair) LC41-550FG, N405JA, impacted terrain during a forced landing after departure from runway 32 (7,140 ft by 150 ft) at Branson Airport, Branson, Missouri. The airplane experienced a loss of engine power and impacted terrain during a return to the airport. The airplane received substantial damage. The pilot and two passengers sustained minor injuries. The airplane was registered to St Patrick Reserved LLC and operated by the pilot under Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as an Angel Flight that was operating on an instrument rules flight plan. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The flight was originating at the time of the accident and was destined to Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois, Marion, Illinois. 

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: LANCAIR
Registration: N405JA
Model/Series: LC41-550FG
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built: No
Operator: Pilot
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: Visual Conditions
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: BBG, 1302 ft msl
Observation Time: 1053 CDT
Distance from Accident Site: 2 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 27°C / 22°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Few / 2000 ft agl
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: Calm / ,
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility:  10 Miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.18 inches Hg
Type of Flight Plan Filed: IFR
Departure Point: Branson, MO (BBG)
Destination: Marion, IL (MWA)

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 Minor
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 2 Minor
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 3 Minor
Latitude, Longitude: 36.531944, -93.200556 (est)

Update Plane Crash: All occupants still listed as minor injuries and have been transported from the scene. Western units are clearing the scene. The FAA is enroute. The media staging area has been cancelled. All media should direct their questions to Assistant Chief Jim Single. Thank you for the community support!

At approximately 11:34am Western was dispatched for a small plane crash. A single-engine plane crashed shortly after takeoff from the Branson Airport. The plane was located south of the airport approximately 25 minutes after dispatch. The plane went down in a wooded area that is only accessible on foot. The aircraft occupants were all out of the plane when it was located. All three occupants on board received minor injuries and are being evaluated by medical personnel. Efforts are underway to get them back to a main road.

A joint media staging area is being established at the community center on Branson Creek. All media should report there for a briefing to take place as soon as representatives are available. At this time we ask media do not contact the airport or fire department personnel as the operation is ongoing. Thank you!

Western Taney County Fire Protection District

A single-engine plane crashed near the Branson Airport on Labor Day.

Western Taney County Fire Protection District officials say they received a call around 11:34 a.m. Monday about a plane that had crashed shortly after takeoff from Branson Airport.

The plane was found about 25 minutes after units were dispatched to the scene in a wooded area that could only be accessed by rescuers on foot.

Officials say the plane’s three occupants all suffered minor injuries.

Crews worked to stop a small fuel leak. The plane was found upside down in trees.

Original article can be found here ➤

A small plane with three people on board crashed into the woods near Branson Airport Monday morning; however, no one was seriously injured.

According to Western Taney County Fire Protection District Assistant Chief Jim Single, at approximately 11:34 a.m., firefighters were notified that a plane had crashed.

He said 911 dispatchers received a call from the pilot of the plane who had gone down in a wooded area south of Branson Airport shortly after takeoff.

With the help of a Mercy helicopter, they were able to locate the aircraft south of the airport approximately 25 minutes after dispatch. The small single-engine plane, according to a Western District press release, went down in an area that was accessible only by foot. 

Single reported that the three individuals suffered minor injuries and were transported from the scene to receive medical attention.

Original article can be found here ➤

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