Thursday, November 19, 2020

Cessna 172 Skyhawk, N6203F: Accident occurred November 19, 2020 at Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport (0I8), Kentucky

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed.

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident. 

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Louisville, Kentucky

Lexington Flying Club Inc  

Location: Cynthiana, KY 
Accident Number: ERA21LA050
Date & Time: November 19, 2020, 18:44 Local
Registration: N6203F
Aircraft: Cessna 172 
Injuries: 3 Minor
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna 
Registration: N6203F
Model/Series: 172 N 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built: No
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC
Condition of Light: Night
Observation Facility, Elevation: KIOB,1021 ft msl 
Observation Time: 18:35 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 23 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 13°C /-1°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear 
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 10 knots / , 200°
Lowest Ceiling: 
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.35 inches Hg 
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Frankfort, KY (FFT)
Destination: Cynthiana, KY

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 Minor
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 2 Minor 
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries:
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 3 Minor 
Latitude, Longitude: 38.366164,-84.283344 (est)

CYNTHIANA, Kentucky (LEX 18) — Three people are injured after a small plane crashed in Cynthiana, according to the police.

The plane was a single-engine, four-seat seat plane. When the plane attempted to land, it clipped the top of three trees, causing the crash at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport. The crash occurred at approximately 6:43 P.M. Three people, all males, were taken to UK Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The FAA and NTSB have been contacted and will investigate the incident


LEXINGTON, Kentucky (WKYT) - Harrison County Emergency Manager Mike Palmer says a small plane has crashed at Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport.

He says the crash happened just before 7 p.m. There was no fire.

Three people “walked out,” but we don’t have any other information on injuries yet.

Palmer says crews will be there for a while longer.