Sunday, May 02, 2021

Glasair Sportsman GS-2, N899TR: Incident occurred May 02, 2021 at Williamsburg Jamestown Airport (KJGG), James City County, Virginia

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Richmond, Virginia

Aircraft landed and the nose gear collapsed.

Date: 02-MAY-21
Time: 13:51:00Z
Regis#: N899TR
Aircraft Make: GLASAIR
Aircraft Model: GS-2 SPORTSMAN
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91

JAMES CITY COUNTY, Virginia  — On Sunday, May 2 at approximately 10:00 a.m., Virginia State Police (VSP) received a call that a plane crashed at Williamsburg-Jamestown Airport (WJA).

Troopers responded to find that a Glasair Sportsman GS-2 aircraft crashed at the airport, which is located at 100 Marclay Drive in Williamsburg.

Charly Rogers of WJA said that the pilot took off from the airport, realized that there was an issue with the aircraft and turned back around. He said that the pilot was the only person in the plane.

WJA is reporting that there were no injuries nor fire related to this crash and that the runway has since been cleared.

VSP did not have any additional details to add to the information already provided by WJA.

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