Tuesday, May 04, 2021

Jabiru J170-D, N772J: Incident occurred May 03, 2021 at Winchester Regional Airport (KOKV), Frederick County, Virginia



Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Washington, District of Columbia

Aircraft veered off runway during landing and struck a hangar. 


Date: 03-MAY-21
Time: 15:35:00Z
Regis#: N772J
Aircraft Make: JABIRU AIRCRAFT
Aircraft Model: J170
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: WINCHESTER
State: VIRGINIA


WINCHESTER, Virginia  — A small plane crashed Monday as it attempted to land at Winchester Regional Airport in Frederick County, according to the Virginia State Police.

The pilot, a 49-year-old woman of Front Royal suffered minor injuries in the crash and was transported to Winchester Medical Center for treatment. No one on the ground was injured as a result of the crash.

The crash occurred at about 11:40 a.m. along the 490 block of Airport Road. A preliminary investigation revealed that the Jabiru J170-D was attempting to land at the airport in Frederick County when it collided with an aircraft hangar, the state police said.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board were notified of the crash, which remains under investigation.

More than two months ago, an airplane crashed shortly after taking off from Winchester Regional Airport. The pilot suffered minor injuries in the crash and was transported to Winchester Medical Center for treatment after the crash on Feb. 24, the police said.

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