Monday, September 06, 2021

Cessna A185F Skywagon N7574N: Accident occurred September 06, 2021 in Kingsley, Plymouth County, Iowa

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Des Moines, Iowa

Aircraft experienced engine issues, landed in a field and flipped over.  

Date: 06-SEP-21
Time: 20:29:00Z
Regis#: N7574N
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 185
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91
State: IOWA

KINGSLEY, Iowa -- Engine troubles led to Monday's crash of a single-engine plane near Kingsley, federal investigators have found.

After experiencing engine issues, the plane landed in a cornfield near Kingsley at about 3:12 p.m. and flipped over, according to an initial crash report filed by the Federal Aviation Administration.

The pilot and his passenger were uninjured after the plane, a 1981 Cessna A185F, went down approximately five miles east of Kingsley and near the intersection of Plymouth County Road C-66 and Tamarack Avenue.

The report did not name the pilot. Records show the plane is owned by Peter Goeken, of Dakota Dunes.

KINGSLEY, Iowa (KTIV) - A small plane has crashed in a cornfield in southeastern Plymouth County. Rescue crews were alerted to the crash shortly after 3 p.m.

The crash site is near the intersection of Plymouth County Road C-66-- also known as 320th Street-- and Tamarack Ave., about five miles east of Kingsley, Iowa.

Police say that the pilot and his passenger were not injured. Plymouth County Chief Deputy Sheriff Rick Singer says the plane took off from an airport in Wisconsin, and was headed for Sioux Gateway Airport. The plane was located upside down in a cornfield.

Law Enforcement has been in contact with the FAA regarding the crash and have secured the scene pending investigation.

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