Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Taylorcraft BC-12-D, N95131: Accident occurred October 01, 2019 near Grand Strand Airport (KCRE), North Myrtle Beach, Horry County, South Carolina

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Columbia

N95131 Aviation LLC

NTSB Identification: GAA20CA001
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 01, 2019 in North Myrtle Beach, SC
Aircraft: Taylorcraft BC12, registration: N95131

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 made a forced landing in a field.

Date: 01-OCT-19
Time: 15:00:00Z
Regis#: N95131
Aircraft Make: TAYLORCRAFT
Aircraft Model: BC12
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91

HORRY COUNTY, South Carolina (WBTW) – Fire rescue teams are responding to a call for a small plane crash on Highway 905 in Longs.

The single-engine plane was reported out of fuel just before 11 a.m. on Tuesday and had to make an emergency landing, according to reports. North Myrtle Beach and Horry County crews were tracking where the plane might land.

The plane eventually crashed into a line of trees at 10478 S. Highway 905 in Longs.

Only one person was in the plane at the time and that person signed a waiver for transportation. No injuries have been reported.

Crews say fuel hazard was not an issue.

News13 has learned the plane was a 1959 Taylorcraft BC12-D fixed wing, single engine plane, according to the FAA. It’s owned by N95131 Aviation LLC, out of Goode, Virginia. It’s unclear where the plane was traveling from when it went down in Horry County.

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LONGS, South Carolina (WPDE) — Horry County Fire Rescue says they're responding to a plane crash in Longs.

The plane is down in the 10400 block of Highway 905.

The aircraft crashed into a wooded area just before 11 a.m. The pilot reported running out of fuel.

HCFR's Tony Casey says the pilot waived transport to the hospital and that there is no fuel hazard at the scene.

The plane is a single-engine fixed-wing Taylorcraft BC 12-D registered to an LLC in Bedford, Virginia.

Original article can be found here ➤


Anonymous said...

What a shame. Destroying a nice aircraft due to piss poor fuel planning.

Anonymous said...

As a BC-12 owner I am more than pissed off. Those are gorgeous birds. How the hell you run our of fuel? I think such transgression unless a malfunction and fuel leak should be grounds for license revocation for life.