Saturday, May 01, 2021

Beech 23, N2378Z: Accident occurred May 01, 2021 near Hutchinson Regional Airport (KHUT), Reno County, Kansas

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Wichita, Kansas

Aircraft departed and crashed under unknown circumstances. 
Flying D Aviation of Kansas LLC

Date: 01-MAY-21
Time: 14:45:00Z
Regis#: N2378Z
Aircraft Make: BEECH
Aircraft Model: 23
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: UNKNOWN
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
Operation: 91

HUTCHINSON, Kansas  —Three people had minor injures after an accident just before 9:30a.m. Saturday at the Prairie Skies Air Show in Hutchinson. 

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a Beech 23 piloted by Dallas Arthur Hewett, 63, Wichita, attempted to take off from Hutchinson Airport. 

The aircraft had a engine failure. The pilot attempted to land, made a hard landing in the wheat field just south of the airport.

The KHP reported Hewett and two passengers  Samantha Leonor Dagorret, 29, Wichita, and Maxton W. Susee, 9, Hutchison, had minor injuries.  The KHP did not report where they were treated. The accident remains under investigation.

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