Tuesday, March 10, 2020

American Aviation AA-1 Yankee, N5757L: Fatal accident occurred March 06, 2020 in Boynton Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; South Florida

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.


Date: 06-MAR-20
Time: 18:30:00Z
Regis#: N5757L
Aircraft Make: AMERICAN
Aircraft Model: AA1
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: FATAL
Total Fatal: 1
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: OTHER
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.

BOYNTON BEACH, Florida — Police have identified the pilot who was killed when a small plane crashed into a Boynton Beach backyard Friday.

Boynton Beach police spokeswoman Stephanie Slater identified the victim as John Pardillo, 67, of Miami.

The crash occurred Friday afternoon in the Dos Lagos community, located east of Congress Avenue and south of Miner Road.

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the plane crashed into a tree in the backyard of the home shortly after taking off from the Lantana Airport.

Pardillo was the only person on the plane.

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the probable cause of the crash.

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

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