Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Socata TBM700N (TBM850), N850NK: Accident occurred October 14, 2019 at Stephens County Airport (KBKD), Breckenridge, Texas

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Lubbock

MT Margaret LLC
Desert Wings Air


NTSB Identification: GAA20CA013
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, October 14, 2019 in Breckenridge, TX
Aircraft: SOCATA TBM700, registration: N850NK

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 for unknown circumstances at the approach end of runway.

Date: 14-OCT-19
Time: 17:53:00Z
Regis#: N850NK
Aircraft Make: SOCATA
Aircraft Model: TBM700N (TBM850)
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: APPROACH (APR)
Operation: 91
State: TEXAS

Breckenridge Fire Department C shift responded to a airplane crash near the Stephens County Airport around 12:45 pm. 

On arrival all occupants were out of the plane.

Aircraft was fully involved and roughly 2 acres of grass was on fire. 

Breckenridge Fire Department used multiple bottles of foam to bring fire under control and almost 2 thousand gallons of water for full containment. 

No injuries were reported by occupants or first responders. Multiple first responding agencies were involved including The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office, Stephens County Judge, Breckenridge Police Department, Sacred Cross Ambulance Service and The Texas Department of Public Safety. 

The Federal Aviation Administration with follow up with a investigation into the cause of the crash.

-Breckenridge Fire Department

The plane took off from San Angelo Mathis Field at 12:10 p.m., according to Flight Aware. It crashed at 12:43 p.m.

It is owned by San Angelo-based Mt. Margaret, LLC.

There is no word who was flying the plane, but Scott Woodward of San Angelo lists himself as the chief pilot of Mt. Margaret, LLC on his LinkedIn page.

A small plane crashed in a field just east of the Stephens County Airport runway on Monday afternoon, October 14th, setting a grassfire that was extinguished by the Breckenridge Fire Department. According to county and city officials, there were no injuries reported in the incident, which happened at about 12:45 p.m.

Based on unofficial reports from the scene, the pilot reported that the single-engine prop plane suffered engine problems as he attempted to land at the airport. One wing clipped trees along a fence line as the plane crash landed. The plane caught on fire, and the doors of the plane were blocked.

The pilot and the only passenger aboard reportedly used the emergency exit to get out of the plane uninjured. Both the pilot and passenger are from San Angelo.

In addition to the Breckenridge Fire Department, also responding to the scene were the Breckenridge Police Department, the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office, Sacred Cross EMS and the Texas Department of Public Safety. The Federal Aviation Administration is en route to the scene.

The crash is currently under investigation by the DPS.

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

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