Tuesday, March 12, 2019

American Legend AL3 Cub, N15LC: Incident occurred March 09, 2019 in Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Arizona

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Scottsdale, Arizona

Wheel collapsed, aircraft damaged during removal from the runway.

Corporate Jet Solutions LLC

https://registry.faa.gov/N15LC

Date: 09-MAR-19
Time: 22:59:00Z
Regis#: N15LC
Aircraft Make: AMERICAN LEGEND
Aircraft Model: AL3
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: NONE
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: SCOTTSDALE
State: ARIZONA

Landing Gear Not Configured: Cessna T210M Turbo Centurion, N732SJ; accident occurred March 09, 2019 at Chandler Municipal Airport (KCHD), Maricopa County, Arizona

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Scottsdale, Arizona

Aviation Accident Factual Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board: https://dms.ntsb.gov/pubdms

https://registry.faa.gov/N732SJ

Location: Chandler, AZ
Accident Number: GAA19CA171
Date & Time: 03/09/2019, 1545 MST
Registration: N732SJ
Aircraft: Cessna T210
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Defining Event: Landing gear not configured
Injuries:1 None 
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General Aviation - Personal 

The pilot of the retractable landing gear equipped-airplane reported that, while in the traffic pattern, he was distracted looking for other aircraft and failed to continue the landing checklist, but assumed it was completed. During approach, he reduced power, but did not hear the landing gear warning horn. The pilot then landed the airplane with the landing gear retracted.

The pilot added that, during the recovery process with a tow truck, they attempted to troubleshoot the landing gear warning system, but they did not hear the landing gear warning horn again.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the left wing.

Postaccident examination by the Federal Aviation Administrator inspector revealed that the landing gear audible warning horn switch on the bulkhead (engine compartment) was improperly rigged and the horn did not sound when tested. He added that the airplane was equipped with a mirror on the right wing which the pilot could have used to visually check if the landing gear was extended.

Pilot Information

Certificate: Private
Age: 66, Male
Airplane Rating(s): Single-engine Land
Seat Occupied: Front
Other Aircraft Rating(s): None
Restraint Used: 3-point
Instrument Rating(s): Airplane
Second Pilot Present: No
Instructor Rating(s): None
Toxicology Performed: No
Medical Certification: Class 2 With Waivers/Limitations
Last FAA Medical Exam: 05/15/2018
Occupational Pilot: No
Last Flight Review or Equivalent: 05/16/2017
Flight Time:  (Estimated) 1121 hours (Total, all aircraft), 196 hours (Total, this make and model), 1047 hours (Pilot In Command, all aircraft), 49 hours (Last 90 days, all aircraft), 9 hours (Last 30 days, all aircraft), 1 hours (Last 24 hours, all aircraft)

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna
Registration: N732SJ
Model/Series: T210 M
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Year of Manufacture: 1977
Amateur Built: No
Airworthiness Certificate: Normal
Serial Number: 21061735
Landing Gear Type: Retractable - Tricycle
Seats: 4
Date/Type of Last Inspection: 05/07/2018, Annual
Certified Max Gross Wt.: 3800 lbs
Time Since Last Inspection:
Engines: 1 Reciprocating
Airframe Total Time: 3492.2 Hours as of last inspection
Engine Manufacturer: Continental
ELT: C126 installed, not activated
Engine Model/Series: TSIO-520-R9B
Registered Owner: On file
Rated Power: 285 hp
Operator: On file
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None 

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: Visual Conditions
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KCHD, 1243 ft msl
Distance from Accident Site: 0 Nautical Miles
Observation Time: 2247 UTC
Direction from Accident Site: 250°
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Visibility:  10 Miles
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility (RVR):
Wind Speed/Gusts: 6 knots /
Turbulence Type Forecast/Actual: None / None
Wind Direction: 230°
Turbulence Severity Forecast/Actual: N/A / N/A
Altimeter Setting: 29.93 inches Hg
Temperature/Dew Point: 18°C / -4°C
Precipitation and Obscuration: No Obscuration; No Precipitation
Departure Point: Maricopa, AZ (A39)
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Destination: Chandler, AZ (CHD)
Type of Clearance: Traffic Advisory; VFR
Departure Time: 1330 MST
Type of Airspace: Class D

Airport Information

Airport: CHANDLER MUNI (CHD)
Runway Surface Type: Asphalt
Airport Elevation: 1243 ft
Runway Surface Condition: Dry
Runway Used: 22L
IFR Approach: None
Runway Length/Width: 4870 ft / 75 ft
VFR Approach/Landing: Full Stop; Traffic Pattern

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None
Latitude, Longitude:  33.270833, -111.806944 (est)

Long-EZ, N277DE: Incident occurred March 10, 2019 at Ormond Beach Municipal Airport (KOMN), Volusia County, Florida

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Orlando, Florida

Gear collapsed.

https://registry.faa.gov/N277DE

Date: 10-MAR-19
Time: 18:17:00Z
Regis#: N277DE
Aircraft Make: EXPERIMENTAL
Aircraft Model: LONG EZ
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: ORMOND BEACH
State: FLORIDA

Loss of Control on Ground: Air Tractor AT-400A, N400DQ; accident occurred March 11, 2019 at Parma Airport (50S), Canyon County, Idaho

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Boise, Idaho

Aviation Accident Factual Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf


Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board: https://dms.ntsb.gov/pubdms


https://registry.faa.gov/N400DQ


Location: PARMA, ID
Accident Number: GAA19CA163
Date & Time: 03/11/2019, 1430 PDT
Registration: N400DQ
Aircraft: Air Tractor AT 400A
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Defining Event: Loss of control on ground
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 137: Agricultural 

The pilot of the tailwheel-equipped airplane reported that during the landing roll, the tail "lifted back up" due to a "wind gust", the airplane veered left, spun, exited the runway and the right wing impacted the muddy terrain.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the right wing.

The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

The pilot reported the wind was light and variable at 5 knots.

An automated weather observation station, located about 15 nautical miles from the accident site, about 30 minutes prior to the accident, reported the wind was from 150° at 4 knots and about 30 minutes after the accident, reported the wind was from 120° at 5 knots. The pilot landed the airplane on runway 30. 

Pilot Information

Certificate: Commercial
Age: 64, Male
Airplane Rating(s): Single-engine Land
Seat Occupied: Single
Other Aircraft Rating(s): None
Restraint Used:
Instrument Rating(s): None
Second Pilot Present: No
Instructor Rating(s): None
Toxicology Performed: No
Medical Certification: Class 2 With Waivers/Limitations
Last FAA Medical Exam: 06/14/2018
Occupational Pilot: Yes
Last Flight Review or Equivalent: 02/02/2019
Flight Time: (Estimated) 9033.7 hours (Total, all aircraft), 2109.7 hours (Total, this make and model), 8992.7 hours (Pilot In Command, all aircraft), 27.4 hours (Last 90 days, all aircraft), 17 hours (Last 30 days, all aircraft)

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Air Tractor
Registration: N400DQ
Model/Series: AT 400A No Series
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Year of Manufacture: 
Amateur Built: No
Airworthiness Certificate: Restricted
Serial Number: 301-0343
Landing Gear Type: Tailwheel
Seats: 1
Date/Type of Last Inspection: 06/10/2018, Annual
Certified Max Gross Wt.:
Time Since Last Inspection:
Engines: 1 Turbo Prop
Airframe Total Time:  at time of accident
Engine Manufacturer: Pratt & Whitney
ELT: Not installed
Engine Model/Series: PT6A-15AG
Registered Owner: Oregon Trail Air Service Llc
Rated Power: 680 hp
Operator: Oregon Trail Air Service Llc
Operating Certificate(s) Held: Agricultural Aircraft (137)

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: Visual Conditions
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KONO, 2193 ft msl
Distance from Accident Site: 15 Nautical Miles
Observation Time: 1953 UTC
Direction from Accident Site: 348°
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Visibility:  10 Miles
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility (RVR):
Wind Speed/Gusts: 4 knots /
Turbulence Type Forecast/Actual: None / None
Wind Direction: 150°
Turbulence Severity Forecast/Actual: N/A / N/A
Altimeter Setting: 30.24 inches Hg
Temperature/Dew Point: 8°C / -5°C
Precipitation and Obscuration: No Obscuration; No Precipitation
Departure Point: PARMA, ID (50S)
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Destination: PARMA, ID (50S)
Type of Clearance: None
Departure Time: 1130 PDT
Type of Airspace: Class G

Airport Information

Airport: Parma (50S)
Runway Surface Type: Asphalt; Ice
Airport Elevation: 2228 ft
Runway Surface Condition: Wet
Runway Used: 30
IFR Approach: None
Runway Length/Width: 2700 ft / 50 ft
VFR Approach/Landing: Full Stop; Traffic Pattern

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None
Latitude, Longitude: 43.778889, -116.938611 (est)

Piper PA-32RT-300, N432NC: Incident occurred March 11, 2019 at New Century AirCenter Airport (KIXD), Olathe, Johnson County, Kansas

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Wichita, Kansas

Veered off the taxiway into the grass.

Nion LLC

https://registry.faa.gov/N432NC

Date: 11-MAR-19
Time: 01:31:00Z
Regis#: N432NC
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA 32RT 300
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: TAXI (TXI)
Operation: 91
City: OLATHE
State: KANSAS

Maule M-7-235B Super Rocket, N723M: Accident occurred March 11, 2019 in Kalispell, Flathead County, Montana

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Casper, Wyoming

Fly North LLC

https://registry.faa.gov/N723M

NTSB Identification: GAA19CA164
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, March 11, 2019 in Kalispell, MT
Aircraft: Maule M7, registration: N723M


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.

Gear collapsed, wing scraped runway and aircraft ground looped.


Date: 11-MAR-19
Time: 19:10:00Z
Regis#: N723M
Aircraft Make: MAULE
Aircraft Model: M 7 235B
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: KALISPELL
State: MONTANA

Martin WB-57F Canberra, N928NA: Incident occurred March 05, 2019 at Ellington Airport (KEFD), Houston, Texas

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Houston, Texas

Veered off the runway.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

https://registry.faa.gov/N928NA

Date: 05-MAR-19
Time: 20:19:00Z
Regis#: N928NA
Aircraft Make: GENERAL DYNAMICS
Aircraft Model: WB 57F
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PUBLIC USE
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
Aircraft Operator: NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMIN
Flight Number: 928
City: HOUSTON
State: TEXAS



HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A NASA jet aborted its takeoff at Ellington Field on Tuesday. 

According to officials with the Houston Airport System, the aircraft wound up going off the end of the runway. 

There were no injuries reported. 

ABC13 Eyewitness News learned the plane was rolling out for launch when it lost control of the nose gear and veered off into the grass. 

Eyewitness News reached out to a NASA official, who said it was working an incident at the southeast Houston airport. The agency, though, wouldn't elaborate. 

SkyEye13 captured images of the aircraft resting partially on a grassy field next to the runway.

Story and video ➤ https://abc13.com



HOUSTON - A NASA WB-57 high altitude research plane experienced a malfunction with its landing gear during takeoff at Ellington Field on Tuesday afternoon.

There were conflicting reports on whether the malfunction happened while the plane was still at the airport or while landing. However, a spokeswoman for NASA later confirmed that the plane experienced a problem with its gear during takeoff and had to abort mission to takeoff. She said the plane had to be towed back to the hangar. 

NASA Operations Division confirmed there were two crew members on board, the pilot and sensor operator. There were no injuries reported.

A viewer, John Gladu, said he witnessed the incident and shared a photo with KPRC that showed emergency crews surrounding the plane.

The extent of the plane's damage is unknown. The research plane is one of three at the Ellington Field.

The incident is under investigation.

Original article can be found here ➤ https://www.click2houston.com

Loss of Control on Ground: Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub, N4100Z; accident occurred March 09, 2019 at Pullman/Moscow Regional Airport (KPUW), Whitman County, Washington

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Spokane, Washington

Aviation Accident Factual Report - National Transportation Safety Board:  https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board: https://dms.ntsb.gov/pubdms

https://registry.faa.gov/N4100Z

Location: Pullman, WA
Accident Number: GAA19CA159
Date & Time: 03/09/2019, 1220 PST
Registration: N4100Z
Aircraft: Piper PA18
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Defining Event: Loss of control on ground
Injuries: 1 Minor
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General Aviation - Personal 

The pilot of the tailwheel, ski-equipped airplane reported that, while landing off airport, on a snow-covered ridge, the back of the right ski struck about a 6" tall, firm snow drift. The right ski then pitched forward, the tip dug into the "crusty" snow, and the airplane nosed over.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the fuselage, empennage, and lift strut.

The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Pilot Information

Certificate: Private
Age: 63, Male
Airplane Rating(s): Single-engine Land; Single-engine Sea
Seat Occupied: Front
Other Aircraft Rating(s): None
Restraint Used: 4-point
Instrument Rating(s): None
Second Pilot Present: No
Instructor Rating(s): None
Toxicology Performed: No
Medical Certification: Class 3 With Waivers/Limitations
Last FAA Medical Exam: 07/25/2017
Occupational Pilot: No
Last Flight Review or Equivalent: 05/27/2017
Flight Time: (Estimated) 2379 hours (Total, all aircraft), 1268 hours (Total, this make and model), 2379 hours (Pilot In Command, all aircraft), 38 hours (Last 90 days, all aircraft), 21 hours (Last 30 days, all aircraft) 

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Piper
Registration: N4100Z
Model/Series: PA18 150
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Year of Manufacture: 1964
Amateur Built: No
Airworthiness Certificate: Normal; Utility
Serial Number: 18-8114
Landing Gear Type: Ski/wheel; Tailwheel
Seats: 2
Date/Type of Last Inspection: 07/20/2018, Annual
Certified Max Gross Wt.: 2000 lbs
Time Since Last Inspection:
Engines: 1 Reciprocating
Airframe Total Time: 5459.45 Hours
Engine Manufacturer: Lycoming
ELT: C126 installed, activated, did not aid in locating accident
Engine Model/Series: O-320-B2B
Registered Owner: Mountain Escape Llc
Rated Power: 160 hp
Operator: On file
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None 

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: Visual Conditions
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KPUW, 2551 ft msl
Distance from Accident Site: 1 Nautical Miles
Observation Time: 1153 UTC
Direction from Accident Site: 300°
Lowest Cloud Condition: Few / 2300 ft agl
Visibility:  10 Miles
Lowest Ceiling:
Visibility (RVR):
Wind Speed/Gusts: Calm /
Turbulence Type Forecast/Actual: None / None
Wind Direction:
Turbulence Severity Forecast/Actual: N/A / N/A
Altimeter Setting: 29.95 inches Hg
Temperature/Dew Point: -9°C / -11°C
Precipitation and Obscuration: No Obscuration; No Precipitation
Departure Point: Pullman/Moscow, WA (PUW)
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Destination: Pullman/Moscow, WA (PUW)
Type of Clearance: None
Departure Time: 1220 PST
Type of Airspace: Class E

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 Minor
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 Minor
Latitude, Longitude: 46.735833, -117.088056 (est)


COLFAX, Washington - A pilot received minor injures but didn't need medical attention after a single engine plane crash south of Pullman Airport.

The Whitman County Sheriff's Office responded to the report of a single engine plane crash shortly after noon on Saturday, March 9.

Initial reports indicated the pilot was practicing "touch-and-go" landings in a field near the airport while piloting his 1964 Piper Super Cub aircraft.

The aircraft had skids on the landing gear for use on snow fields or frozen terrain, according to the Sheriff's Office. During an attempt to land the plane, it appeared one of the skids dug into the field, causing the plane to flip, landing on its top.

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




A 63-year old Pullman man piloting a single-engine plane suffered minor injuries after the plane crashed at about noon today in a field between Pullman and Moscow.

Keith Kopf was practicing touch-and-go landings on frozen terrain in a field near the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport, when one of the skids on his 1964 Super Cub Aircraft dug into the dirt, causing the airplane to flip, according to a media release from the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office.

The plane landed on its top.

Kopf did not require medical attention, the release stated. He was the only occupant in the plane.

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

Piper PA-28-181: Incident occurred March 11, 2019 in Richmond, Virginia

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Richmond, Virginia

Bird strike.

Date: 11-MAR-19
Time: 15:05:00Z
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA 28 181
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: UNKNOWN
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: OTHER
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: RICHMOND
State: VIRGINIA

Loss of Control on Ground: Cessna L-19E Bird Dog, N4431C; accident occurred March 11, 2019 at Lloyd Stearman Field Airport (1K1), Benton, Butler County, Kansas

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Wichita, Kansas

Aviation Accident Factual Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board: https://dms.ntsb.gov/pubdms

https://registry.faa.gov/N4431C

Location: Benton, KS
Accident Number: GAA19CA161
Date & Time: 03/11/2019, 1330 CDT
Registration: N4431C
Aircraft: Cessna L19
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Defining Event: Loss of control on ground
Injuries: 1 Minor, 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General Aviation - Instructional 

The pilot receiving instruction toward a commercial certificate in the tailwheel-equipped airplane reported that, while practicing a power-off 180° approach, upon landing, the airplane veered sharply to the right. The pilot attempted to correct with opposite rudder; however, the airplane exited the right side of the runway, impacted a tree and came to rest after impacting a house.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the left and right wings.

The pilot reported that there were no preimpact mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

About the time of the accident, an automated weather reporting station, located 5 miles west of the accident site, reported that the wind was from 080° at 4 knots. The pilot landed the airplane on runway 17. 

Pilot Information

Certificate: Private
Age: 65, Male
Airplane Rating(s): Single-engine Land
Seat Occupied: Front
Other Aircraft Rating(s): None
Restraint Used: 3-point
Instrument Rating(s): Airplane
Second Pilot Present: Yes
Instructor Rating(s): None
Toxicology Performed: No
Medical Certification: Class 2 With Waivers/Limitations
Last FAA Medical Exam: 08/28/2018
Occupational Pilot: No
Last Flight Review or Equivalent: 03/23/2018
Flight Time: (Estimated) 1956 hours (Total, all aircraft), 298 hours (Total, this make and model)

Flight Instructor Information

Certificate: Flight Instructor; Commercial
Age: 35, Male
Airplane Rating(s): Multi-engine Land; Single-engine Land
Seat Occupied: Rear
Other Aircraft Rating(s): None
Restraint Used: 3-point
Instrument Rating(s): Airplane
Second Pilot Present: Yes
Instructor Rating(s): Airplane Multi-engine; Airplane Single-engine; Instrument Airplane
Toxicology Performed: No
Medical Certification: Class 1 With Waivers/Limitations
Last FAA Medical Exam: 02/08/2018
Occupational Pilot: No
Last Flight Review or Equivalent: 12/11/2017
Flight Time: (Estimated) 2000 hours (Total, all aircraft), 8.4 hours (Total, this make and model), 90 hours (Last 90 days, all aircraft), 35 hours (Last 30 days, all aircraft)

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna
Registration: N4431C
Model/Series: L19 E
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Year of Manufacture: 1957
Amateur Built: No
Airworthiness Certificate: Normal; Utility
Serial Number: 24549
Landing Gear Type: Tailwheel
Seats: 2
Date/Type of Last Inspection: 12/01/2018, Annual
Certified Max Gross Wt.: 2400 lbs
Time Since Last Inspection:
Engines: 1 Reciprocating
Airframe Total Time: 7650 Hours as of last inspection
Engine Manufacturer: Continental
ELT: Installed, not activated
Engine Model/Series: O-470-11
Registered Owner: On file
Rated Power: 213 hp
Operator: On file
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None 

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: Visual Conditions
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KAAO, 1421 ft msl
Distance from Accident Site: 5 Nautical Miles
Observation Time: 1835 UTC
Direction from Accident Site: 252°
Lowest Cloud Condition:
Visibility:  10 Miles
Lowest Ceiling: Broken / 4500 ft agl
Visibility (RVR):
Wind Speed/Gusts: 4 knots /
Turbulence Type Forecast/Actual: None / None
Wind Direction: 80°
Turbulence Severity Forecast/Actual: N/A / N/A
Altimeter Setting: 30.33 inches Hg
Temperature/Dew Point: 12°C / -1°C
Precipitation and Obscuration: No Obscuration; No Precipitation
Departure Point: Benton, KS (1K1)
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Destination: Benton, KS (1K1)
Type of Clearance: None
Departure Time: 1230 CDT
Type of Airspace: Class G

Airport Information

Airport: Lloyd Stearman Field (1K1)
Runway Surface Type: Grass/turf
Airport Elevation: 1364 ft
Runway Surface Condition: Dry
Runway Used: 17
IFR Approach: None
Runway Length/Width: 2500 ft / 100 ft
VFR Approach/Landing: Full Stop 

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 Minor, 1 None
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 Minor, 1 None

Latitude, Longitude:  37.774444, -97.113333 (est)





BENTON, Kansas (KAKE) -  Authorities say no one was seriously hurt when a student pilot crashed a small plane into a home in Butler County.

The accident happened at around 1:15 p.m. Monday on the west side of Lloyd Stearman Field in Benton. 

The Kansas Highway Patrol says the pilot crashed the Cessna L-19 Bird Dog after landing.  

Witnesses who were eating at Stearman Field Bar & Grill said they saw the plane crash into the house but didn't know if it was landing or taking off. 

No one was in the home at the time. The Kansas Highway Patrol lists the pilot as Victor Riffel, 65 of Benton.  His passenger, Joseph Bertapelle, 35, of Derby, was taken to Wesley Medical Center for treatment of his injuries.

Story and video ➤ http://www.kake.com