Saturday, May 01, 2021

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

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 traveled to the scene of this accident. 

Additional Participating Entity: 
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Honolulu, Hawaii 

Lani Lea Sky Tours LLC

Location: Lanai City, HI 
Accident Number: ANC21LA035
Date & Time: May 1, 2021, 11:20 Local
Registration: N3929
Aircraft: Cessna 172P 
Injuries: 1 Minor
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna
Registration: N3929
Model/Series: 172P 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built: No
Operator: On file
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: PHNY,1300 ft msl
Observation Time: 11:56 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 0 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 23°C /22°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Wind 
Speed/Gusts, Direction: 7 knots / , 300°
Lowest Ceiling:
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.14 inches Hg
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Honolulu, HI (PHNL)
Destination: Lanai City, HI

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 Minor 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 Minor 
Latitude, Longitude: 20.7906,-156.9499 

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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