Monday, August 10, 2020

Aviat A-1C-200 Husky, N327MN: Accident occurred August 08, 2020 in Lakeshore, California

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Fresno, California

Vlok Aviation LLC

https://registry.faa.gov/N327MN


NTSB Identification: WPR20CA261
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, August 8, 2020 in Lakeshore, CA
Aircraft: AVIAT A1, registration: N327MN

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 crashed under unknown circumstances.

Date: 08-AUG-20
Time: 18:30:00Z
Regis#: N327MN
Aircraft Make: AVIAT
Aircraft Model: A1C
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: UNKNOWN
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: UNKNOWN (UNK)
Operation: 91
City: BURNT CORRAL MEADOWS
State: CALIFORNIA

Tulare County Sheriff's Office

The plane crash was in the Golden Trout Wilderness near a meadow in the Sequoia National Forest.

The pilot was the only occupant on the plane. He is alive and has been airlifted by the CHP helicopter to a local hospital.

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The California Highway Patrol on Saturday rescued a pilot whose plane crashed into the Sequoia National Forest.

Around 11 a.m. Saturday, Tulare County Sheriff’s Department dispatchers got reports that a plane crashed near a meadow in the Golden Trout Wilderness area of the forest.

Tulare County Sheriff's Search and Rescue members were sent to the scene and a CHP helicopter landed near the crash site.

The pilot was found alive and airlifted to a local hospital, where his condition was not released, according to a Tulare County Sheriff’s Department release. He was the only occupant of the plane.

The Golden Trout Wilderness is a federally designated wilderness area in the Sierra Nevada, in Tulare and Inyo counties. Featuring 117 miles of streams, the area spans both the Sierra crest sides with camping and hiking and is located 40 miles east of Porterville.

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