Monday, January 27, 2020

Glasair II, N238SH: Accident occurred January 26, 2020 at Majors Airport (KGVT), Greenville, Hunt County, Texas

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; North Texas

NTSB Identification: CEN20CA067
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, January 26, 2020 in Greenville, TX
Aircraft: GLASAIR SH-2, registration: N238SH

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 lost control on landing and went off side of runway.

Date: 27-JAN-20
Time: 00:08:00Z
Regis#: N238SH
Aircraft Make: GLASAIR
Aircraft Model: SH2
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
State: TEXAS

One person was hurt in a reported small plane crash this evening at Majors Field, the City of Greenville Municipal Airport.

Accounts of what happened were varied as of 10 p.m.

“A small two-seater went off a runway at Majors Field and flipped,” according to City of Greenville Public Information Officer Kathy Lucas. “Pilot was injured but not believed to be serious.”

Lucas referred additional questions to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

“It happened at 5:49 p.m. near the south end of the airport, right near FM 2101,” DPS Sgt. Kyle Bradford said. “The preliminary investigation was that the aircraft was landing and while it was approaching there was some type of issue.”

Bradford said one person from the plane was transported to the Hunt Regional Medical Center in Greenville with undisclosed injuries.

“Right now the Federal Aviation Administration has taken over the investigation and will be in charge of the investigation from now on,” Bradford said.

Original article can be found here ➤

An airplane pilot was taken to Hunt Regional Medical Center with injuries after the plane the pilot was flying crashed near the south end of Majors Airport, near Farm to Market Road 2101 in Greenville in Hunt County, Texas Department of Public Safety officials said Sunday.

DPS officials said the crash happened around 5:49 p.m.

Preliminary information indicated there was a problem as the plane was landing.

The Federal Aviation Administration has been notified, DPS said.

Original article can be found here ➤

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