Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Grumman G-164B Ag Cat, N8386K: Accident occurred September 08, 2019 in Berlin, Worcester County, Maryland

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Baltimore

Aircraft landed in a field flipped over and caught fire.

Buntings Dusting Inc

https://registry.faa.gov/N8386K

Date: 08-SEP-19
Time: 19:25:00Z
Regis#: N8386K
Aircraft Make: GRUMMAN
Aircraft Model: G164
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: DESTROYED
Activity: AERIAL APPLICATION
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 137
City: BERLIN
State: MARYLAND

BERLIN, Maryland - A small plane crashed Sunday afternoon in Worcester County, Maryland State Police said.

Police said troopers were called around 2:40 p.m. to a cornfield off of Tall Timber Road near Makin Lane in Berlin, where a Grumman G-164B Ag Cat crashed and burst into flames.

According to a preliminary investigation, the pilot, Robert Bunting, 62, of Berlin, told troopers that he had engine trouble and landed his plane in the field.

Bunting, the owner of the aircraft, was checked by paramedics and released.

The plane was not carrying any chemicals on board at the time of the crash, state police said. The Berlin Fire Company extinguished the fire.

No injuries were reported. The incident remains under investigation.

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

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