Friday, August 28, 2020

Zenith STOL CH750, N750RS: Incident occurred August 26, 2020 at Hendersonville Airport (0A7), Barker Heights, North Carolina

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Charlotte, North Carolina

Aircraft engine stalled on final and crashed in the grass near the left side runway edge.

Date: 26-AUG-20
Time: 14:30:00Z
Regis#: N750RS
Aircraft Make: ZENITH
Aircraft Model: STOL CH750
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: APPROACH (APR)
Operation: 91

Hendersonville, North Carolina (FOX Carolina) - Crews in Hendersonville responded to a hard landing at the airport around lunch time on Wednesday.

According to the sheriff's office, two people were onboard the plane when it was forced to make the emergency landing at the Hendersonville Airport.

We're told both people onboard made it off safely and EMS crews on scene were checking them out.

Major Frank Stout with the Hendersonville Sheriff's Office tells us originally both the sheriff's office and fire department were called to help, but were turned around when it appeared everything would be okay.

The FAA reports the plane was a Zenith STOL CH750.

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