Friday, May 14, 2021

Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP, N62568: Accident occurred May 14, 2021 at Daytona Beach International Airport (KDAB), Volusia County, Florida

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; Orlando, Florida 

Christiansen Aviation Inc 

Phoenix East Aviation

Location: Daytona Beach, FL 
Accident Number: ERA21LA215
Date & Time: May 14, 2021, 11:34 Local
Registration: N62568
Aircraft: Cessna 172
Injuries: 2 Minor
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Instructional

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna
Registration: N62568
Model/Series: 172 S 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built: No
Operating Certificate(s) Held: Pilot school (141)
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: DAB,34 ft msl 
Observation Time: 11:53 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 0 Nautical Miles 
Temperature/Dew Point: 25°C /17°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Scattered / 3000 ft AGL
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 17 knots / 23 knots, 10°
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.15 inches Hg 
Type of Flight Plan Filed:
Departure Point: 

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 2 Minor
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries:
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 2 Minor
Latitude, Longitude: 29.179917,-91.058056 

DAYTONA BEACH, Florida - Officials say a small aircraft crashed upon landing at Daytona Beach International Airport.

According to officials the Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP ran off the runway into the grass around 11:35 a.m. on Friday morning. 

Two people were on board. One person was taken to the hospital and the other refused transport, officials said. 

The crash is not affecting any commercial air traffic and the main runway remains open. 

DAYTONA BEACH, Florida  —  One person was taken to the hospital after a small plane crash at the Daytona Beach International Airport.

Officials say a Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP, Phoenix East Aviation, crashed upon landing and went off the runway into the grass at the airport.

There were two people aboard the plane. Officials say one person was taken to a hospital and another refused to be transported.

Officials said there was some damage to the plane, but no effect to air carrier traffic.

The runway was closed for a short period of time, which didn't affect commercial traffic.

1 comment:

  1. Am my eyes deceiving me, or is the whole nose/engine section ripped off? If that's true, and there's significant damage to both wings, then I'm wondering how this could be called an incident.