Thursday, September 26, 2019

Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee C, N8472W: Incident occurred September 25, 2019 at Albany Municipal Airport (S12), Linn County, Oregon

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Portland

Aircraft landed and veered off runway.

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Date: 25-SEP-19
Time: 21:11:00Z
Regis#: N8472W
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA28
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91

No injuries were reported in a plane crash Wednesday afternoon at the Albany Municipal Airport.

Albany fire and police personnel responded to the scene shortly after 2 p.m.

A Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee C crashed after landing at the airport, according to airport manager Tony Hann. The pilot, whose information was not available, was not injured.

According to Hann, a gust of wind sent the plane over.

“He came down and landed,” he said. “A gust of wind from the side pushed him to the side.”

Emergency service personnel on scene said the investigation had been turned over to the National Transportation Safety Board.

Original article can be found here ➤

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