Tuesday, January 07, 2020

Cessna 172H Skyhawk, N1612F: Fatal accident occurred January 06, 2019 in Newbern, Jasper County

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Atlanta, Georgia

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances in a wooded area.


Date: 06-JAN-20
Time: 20:00:00Z
Regis#: N1612F
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: FATAL
Total Fatal: 1
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91

Those who may have information that might be relevant to the National Transportation Safety Board investigation may contact them by email eyewitnessreport@ntsb.gov, and any friends and family who want to contact investigators about the accident should email assistance@ntsb.gov. 

JASPER COUNTY, Georgia - A small plane crashed down near Newborn, Georgia Monday afternoon, officials said.

The FAA says only the pilot was onboard when the plane crashed.
The FAA tells FOX 5 that the Cessna 172 aircraft crashed in a wooded area around 3 p.m. in Jasper County.

At the time of the crash, only the pilot, identified as 72-year-old Tocoaa resident Millwood Ashley Dekle, was on board. Deakle died in the crash.

Authorities are investigating a plane crash in a wooded area near Newbern, Georgia

The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are working to determine the cause of the crash.

The Cessna 172 is described as an American four-seat, single-engine, high wing, fixed-wing aircraft, that is made by the Cessna Aircraft Company. 


NEWBORN, Georgia — A plane crash has been reported in Jasper County.

The crash happened near JH Whitaker Road and Ga. Hwy. 142 near Newborn. 

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, a Cessna 172H Skyhawk crashed in a wooded area at around 3 p.m.  

The Federal Aviation Administration said only the pilot was onboard. 

No information has been released about the condition of the pilot. 

The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate and the National Transportation Safety Board will determine the probable cause of the accident.

Story and video: https://www.11alive.com

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