Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Panzl S-330, N540ML and de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100, N166DH: Accident occurred October 11, 2019 at Polk County Airport (4A4), Cedartown, Georgia

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Atlanta

https://registry.faa.gov/N540ML

NTSB Identification: GAA20CA021A
Accident occurred Friday, October 11, 2019 in Cedartown, GA
Aircraft: WINGTIP TO WINGTIP LLC PANZL S-330, registration: N540ML

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 N540ML was struck by N166DH while taxiing after just landing. 

Date: 11-OCT-19
Time: 23:00:00Z
Regis#: N540ML
Aircraft Make: PANZL
Aircraft Model: S-330
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: TAXI (TXI)
Operation: 91
City: CEDARTOWN
State: GEORGIA

Randigo LLC
Skydive Georgia

https://registry.faa.gov/N166DH

NTSB Identification: GAA20CA021B
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, October 11, 2019 in Cedartown, GA
Aircraft: De Havilland DHC 6 TWIN OTTER, registration: N166DH

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 N166DH struck N540ML while attempting to takeoff when other aircraft had not cleared runway. 

Date: 11-OCT-19
Time: 23:00:00Z
Regis#: N166DH
Aircraft Make: DE HAVILLAND
Aircraft Model: DHC-6
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
Operation: 91
City: CEDARTOWN

State: GEORGIA

A collision between a small aircraft and a skydiving plane resulted in damage for both at Cornelius Moore Field in Polk County. 

Polk County Manager Matt Denton reported the two planes collided near dusk after the smaller aircraft landed and was en route to the taxiway and was struck while the skydiving plane was taking off at dusk.

Damage was reported for both aircraft. Denton said no injuries were reported as a result of the collision. 

The National Transportation Safety Board will be called in to investigate the incident, Denton reported.

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

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