Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Fleet Model 7B Fawn Mk I , N174RS: Incident occurred July 19, 2020 in Toughkenamon, Chester County, Pennsylvania

If you find the propeller, contact Pennsylvania State Police, Avondale Barracks at 610-268-2022.

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Aircraft landed in a field due to wooden propeller splitting apart during flight.

Date: 19-JUL-20
Time: 17:40:00Z
Regis#: N174RS
Aircraft Make: FLEET
Aircraft Model: 7B
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91

NEW GARDEN, Pennsylvania — An airplane made an emergency landing in New Garden Township Saturday after a propeller became dislodged.

The plane was in distress about 1:40 p.m. and the pilot made an emergency landing at the Glen Willow Road overpass in New Garden Township.

Troopers from the Pennsylvania State Police, Avondale Barracks, were dispatched to the above listed location for a report of a plane crash. It was later determined that midflight, a propeller section of the plane had become dislodged causing the plane to make an emergency landing.

The emergency landing was successful and there were no injuries as a result.

The Federal Aviation Administration was contacted and will be responding to the area tomorrow to assume the investigation.

At the direction of the FAA, the Pennsylvania State Police, Avondale Barracks is requesting all residents within the area of the above listed location and surrounding areas to be on the lookout for the propeller that had dislodged. It is described as a light brown wooden propeller section, approximately 2-3 feet in length.

If propeller is located, contact the Avondale Barracks, 610-268-2022, so that it can be turned over to the  Federal Aviation Administration.

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