Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Cessna 172F Skyhawk, N7871U: Accident occurred October 04, 2019 in Kaplan, Vermilion Parish, Louisiana

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Baton Rouge


NTSB Identification: GAA20CA006
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, October 04, 2019 in Kaplan, LA
Aircraft: Cessna 172, registration: N7871U

NTSB investigators 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 under unknown circumstances.

Date: 05-OCT-19
Time: 00:55:00Z
Regis#: N7871U
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: UNKNOWN
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91

KAPLAN, Louisiana (KLFY)- A pilot sustained minor to moderate injuries after a small plane crashed in a field south of Kaplan Friday night, authorities said.

According the Vermilion Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness, the small plane hit a tree and damaged a SLEMCO power line along West Liberty Road.

The pilot told the Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office he was forced to make an emergency landing when the plane lost power after it it the power line.

The plane was traveling from Houston to New Iberia when the crash occurred authorities said.

The pilot was treated at a local medical facility, an official said.

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