Friday, November 1, 2019

Socata TB 30 Epsilon, N50TB: Accident occurred November 01, 2019 at Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport (KAZO), Michigan

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Grand Rapids

Aircraft attempting to return to airport and crashed.

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https://registry.faa.gov/N50TB


Date: 01-NOV-19
Time: 20:35:00Z
Regis#: N50TB
Aircraft Make: SOCATA
Aircraft Model: TB30
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: INITIAL CLIMB (ICL)
Operation: 91
City: KALAMAZOO
State: MICHIGAN


Kalamazoo, Michigan:

On November 1st, 2019, at approximately 4:33 pm, the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety, along with firefighters from the Kalamazoo Battle Creek International Airport, responded to the airfield for an aircraft that had crash landed. A small, single-engine airplane, piloted by a 41 year old Battle Creek man, suffered a mechanical issue just after takeoff. The pilot attempted to land on a runway, but instead crash landed in a grassy area nearby. The pilot was transported by ambulance to the hospital for minor injuries. There were no other occupants in the airplane. The cause of the crash is unknown. The Federal Aviation Administration was contacted, and is investigating the incident.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 488-8911 or Silent Observer at 343-2100

By authority of:
Sgt. Robert Holdwick
Date: 11/1/19
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy., Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: KDPS Operations Division 269-337-8120
Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety

Original article ➤ https://kalamazoopublicsafety.org



KALAMAZOO, Michigan — Emergency crews responded to the Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport on November 1st, 2019, after a small plane crash landed.

Police said a single-engine airplane tried to land just after 4:30 p.m., but crashed into a grassy area nearby.

The 41-year-old Battle Creek man was taken to the hospital for minor injuries.

Officials said they were given no advance notice that the plane was in any trouble and the cause of the crash is unknown.

The Federal Aviation Administration was contacted and are investigating.

Story and video ➤ https://wwmt.com



A Battle Creek pilot made a crash landing near the Kalamazoo Battle Creek International Airport Friday afternoon.

On November 1st, at 4:33 pm, the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety, along with firefighters from the Kalamazoo Battle Creek International Airport, responded to the airfield for an aircraft that had crash landed. 

A single-engine airplane, piloted by a 41-year-old Battle Creek man, suffered a mechanical issue just after takeoff.

The pilot attempted to land on a runway, but instead crash landed in a grassy area nearby. 

The pilot was transported by ambulance to the hospital for minor injuries. 

There were no other occupants in the airplane.

The cause of the crash is unknown. 

The Federal Aviation Administration was contacted, and is investigating the incident.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 269-488-8911 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.

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





KALAMAZOO, Michigan - A mechanical issue on a small plane led to a crash landing at the Kalamazoo airport the caused a minor injury, police said.

The pilot, a 41-year-old Battle Creek man, was the plane’s only occupant.

Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety officers said rescue crews were called to the Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport just after 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1 for the incident.

Police said a mechanical issue surfaced on the single-engine aircraft just after takeoff.

The pilot then attempted to land on a runway but ended up landing on a grassy area nearby. Police described it as a crash landing.

The Battle Creek man was taken by ambulance to a hospital for minor injuries.

Police said the exact cause of the crash was not immediately known. 

Federal Aviation Administration officials are investigating the crash landing.

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

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