Friday, October 08, 2021

Piper PA-24-180 Comanche, N5585P: Accident occurred October 07, 2021 near Northern Colorado Regional Airport (KFNL), Loveland, Larimer County, Colorado

National Transportation Safety Board accident number: CEN22LA010 

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Denver, Colorado

Aircraft sustained substantial damage during an emergency landing on a road.  


Date: 07-OCT-21
Time: 13:37:00Z
Regis#: N5585P
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA-24
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: SERIOUS
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: EMERGENCY DESCENT (EMG)
Operation: 91
City: FORT COLLINS
State: COLORADO

1 comment:

  1. very active 'ACTIVITY LOG' from FNL base. Returned previous night, departure prior to 0700.

    @ thedenverchannel "By: Stephanie Butzer
    Posted at 7:15 AM, Oct 07, 2021
    and last updated 6:53 PM, Oct 07, 2021

    LOVELAND, Colo. — A single-engine aircraft crashed near the Northern Colorado Regional Airport in Larimer County Thursday morning.

    The 1958 Piper Cherokee lost power after takeoff and crashed along Crossroads Boulevard near Byrd Drive, just outside the airport, around 7 a.m., according to the Northern Colorado Regional Airport and the Loveland Police Department.

    The plane touched down on its belly in the westbound lanes of Crossroads Blvd., veered into a pole that sheared off its left wing, and spun onto the street's shoulder.

    A police spokesperson said the pilot was taken to Medical Center of the Rockies for treatment and the passenger was not hurt."

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