Saturday, September 04, 2021

Bellanca 17-30A Super Viking, N15DQ: Accident occurred September 03, 2021 near General Dick Stout Field Airport (1L8), Hurricane, Washington County, Utah

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 did not travel to the scene of this accident. 

Additional Participating Entity: 
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Salt Lake City, Utah 

Lamina LLC

Location: Hurricane, UT
Accident Number: WPR21LA334
Date & Time: September 3, 2021, 11:20 Local 
Registration: N15DQ
Aircraft: Bellanca 17-30A
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Bellanca
Registration: N15DQ
Model/Series: 17-30A 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built:
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: KSGU,2884 ft msl 
Observation Time: 10:56 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 11 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 26°C /12°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear 
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 3 knots / ,
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 3002 inches Hg 
Type of Flight Plan Filed: VFR
Departure Point: Meadow Lake, CO (KFLY)
Destination: Hurricane, UT

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None
Latitude, Longitude: 37.130823,-113.30875 (est)

HURRICANE, Utah (KUTV) — Police were called to the scene of a small plane crash in Southern Utah. When they arrived, they found the pilot alive and well, outside the aircraft.

The crash happened around 11:20 am. Friday, just south of the Hurricane Airport in Washington County.

Officials from the Hurricane City Police Department responded to a field near the airport where the plane landed.

They said the 70-year-old pilot from Colorado was outside, standing near the plane.

Paramedics responded to the scene and examined the man. They found him to be uninjured and okay.

The cause of the crash was under investigation, but officials said they believed it was pilot error.

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