Saturday, May 01, 2021

Cessna 172P Skyhawk, N3929: Accident occurred May 01, 2021 at Lanai Airport (PHNY), Hawaii

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Honolulu, Hawaii 

Aircraft crashed on landing and veered off runway and flipped over. 

Lani Lea Sky Tours LLC


Date: 01-MAY-21
Time: 21:20:00Z
Regis#: N3929
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: LANAI CITY
State: HAWAII



HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - A single-engine plane flipped over while landing at Lanai Airport on Saturday.

Hawaii Department of Transportation said a Cessna 172 flipped over halfway down the airport runway, rolling onto the grassy area nearby.

Officials said the female pilot onboard sustained no injuries. There were no other occupants on the plane.

The Federal Aviation Administration said the crash happened just before 11:30 a.m.

The plane is registered to Lani Lea Sky Tours.

Flight operations were not impacted by the crash because the plane landed away from the runway.

National Transportation Safety Board inspected the runway and determined there was no damages.

Crews are working to remove the plane.

The FAA is investigating the cause of the crash.

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