Friday, April 30, 2021

Mooney M20C Ranger, N6448U: Accident occurred April 28, 2021 near Warwick Municipal Airport (N72), Orange County, New York

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Teterboro, New Jersey

Aircraft crashed into a lake for unknown reasons. 

Date: 28-APR-21
Time: 17:14:00Z
Regis#: N6448U
Aircraft Make: MOONEY
Aircraft Model: M20C
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: SERIOUS
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91

WARWICK, New York — A pilot was injured when his small plane crashed near Wickham Lake on Wednesday.

The Mooney M20C Ranger went down in Warwick at 12:14 p.m., the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement.

Warwick police Lt. John Rader said the crash took place at Wickham Woodlands Park, which is on State School Road along the banks of Wickham Lake. It is about two miles away from Warwick Municipal Airport.

The pilot was the only person on board, he said. The man was conscious when he was taken to Garnet Health Medical Center in Middletown, Rader said.

The Warwick Fire Department said in a Facebook post that the pilot got out of the plane on his own and that he had minor injuries.

It was not immediately clear what caused the crash. The FAA said it is investigating, along with the National Transportation Safety Board.

WARWICK, New York (CBSNewYork) — A small plane crashed Wednesday in Warwick, New York.

The Federal Aviation Administration said the Mooney M20C Ranger went down shortly before 12:15 p.m. near the intersection of State School Road and Kings Highway.

The FAA said only the pilot was on board. It’s unclear if anyone was injured.

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