Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Luscombe 8A, N25178: Incident occurred June 17, 2021 near Windham Airport (KIJD), Willimantic, Windham County, Connecticut

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Bradley

Aircraft for unknown reasons landed on a road. 

Date: 17-JUN-21
Time: 15:45:00Z
Regis#: N25178
Aircraft Make: LUSCOMBE
Aircraft Model: 8
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: UNKNOWN
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91

A small plane crash in Windham has closed a lane of Route 6 westbound.

Windham fire, police, and state police are all on the scene, just short of North Windham Airport. The crash happened around 11:45 a.m.

Officials from the Federal Aviation Administration said the pilot of a Luscombe 8A landed on the shoulder of Airport Road and Route 6 in Willimantic,  at 10:45 a.m. local time today. Only the pilot was on board.

"The Federal Aviation Administration does not identify people involved in aircraft incidents or accidents," said officials in an email to FOX61.

Officials said no injuries were reported but it's unknown how long it will take to remove the airplane.

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