Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Cessna 310R, N428DL: Incident occurred August 07, 2020 at Houma–Terrebonne Airport (KHUM), Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Aircraft gear collapsed on landing.

K & D Air LLC


Date: 07-AUG-20

Time: 13:47:00Z
Regis#: N428DL
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 310
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91

Houma Fire Department
August 07, 2020

Update 12:20pm - The aircraft has been removed from the runway, and is enroute to a maintenance facility, all runways and taxiways are now open.

At approximately 8:49 am on August 07, 2020 the Houma Fire Department was dispatched to an aircraft crash at the Houma Terrebonne Airport.

Units arrived on-scene to find a Cessna 310R had crashed upon landing. The pilot attempted to make a normal landing when the landing gear failed and collapsed without warning. The pilot was able to maintain control to keep the aircraft on the runway.

No injuries were reported by either the pilot or the passenger. No fuel or hazardous material has leaked from the aircraft at the time of this post. Fire Department and airport staff are standing by for the FAA investigation and maintenance personnel to remove the aircraft from the runway.

The airport was immediately closed to all fixed wing aircraft, while rotary wing aircraft were permitted to continue operations remaining clear of the crash site.

The pilot did an excellent job handling the aircraft during the emergency.

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