Friday, March 20, 2020

Piper PA-30-160 Twin Comanche, N7155Y: Accident occurred March 18, 2020 near Eagle Nest Ranch Airport (OR65), Estacada, Clackamas County, Oregon

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Portland, Oregon

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances after departure.

Date: 18-MAR-20
Time: 21:40:00Z
Regis#: N7155Y
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA30
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: SERIOUS
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
Operation: 91

EAGLE CREEK, Oregon – One person was taken to a trauma center after a small plane crashed in Clackamas County on Wednesday afternoon, the sheriff’s office said.

The crash was reported at about 5:30 p.m. at the Eagle Nest Ranch Airport in Eagle Creek.

Initial reports state the aircraft crashed on takeoff and caught some nearby trees on fire.

One person suffered serious injuries and was taken to an area trauma center in a Life Flight Helicopter Ambulance, Clackamas Fire officials said.

Fire crews managed to get the flames under control.

No immediate word on what caused the crash.

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