Friday, September 17, 2021

Robinson R44 II, Incident occurred September 16, 2021 in Lihue, Hawaii

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Honolulu, Hawaii

Rotorcraft struck a bird leaving a hole in the right windshield.  

Hawaii Pacific Aviation Inc


Date: 16-SEP-21
Time: 19:30:00Z
Regis#: N120AB
Aircraft Make: ROBINSON
Aircraft Model: R44
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: SIGHT SEEING
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91
City: LIHUE
State: HAWAII

CZAW SportCruiser, N218JD: Incident occurred September 16, 2021 at Shelby County Airport (2H0), Illinois

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Springfield, Illinois

Aircraft crashed into field on departure. 

Gabel Sport Aviation LLC


Date: 16-SEP-21
Time: 13:30:00Z
Regis#: N218JD
Aircraft Make: CZECH SPORT
Aircraft Model: SPORTCRUISER
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: INSTRUCTION
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
Operation: 91
City: SHELBYVILLE
State: ILLINOIS

Mooney M20J 201, N823SP: Accident occurred September 16, 2021 in Howell, Livingston County, Michigan

National Transportation Safety Board accident number: CEN21LA423 

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; East Michigan

Aircraft experienced engine issues and made a forced landing in a field. 

S & P Services Inc 


Date: 16-SEP-21
Time: 19:40:00Z
Regis#: N823SP
Aircraft Make: MOONEY
Aircraft Model: M20J
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91
City: HOWELL
State: MICHIGAN

Waco 2T-1A-2, N53GL: Accident occurred September 16, 2021 at Battle Creek Executive Airport (KBTL), Calhoun County, Michigan

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; Grand Rapids, Michigan

PF Flyers Inc


Location: Battle Creek, MI
Accident Number: CEN21LA430
Date & Time: September 16, 2021, 15:50 Local 
Registration: N53GL
Aircraft: WACO CLASSIC AIRCRAFT CORP 2T-1A-2
Injuries: 2 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Instructional

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: WACO CLASSIC AIRCRAFT CORP
Registration: N53GL
Model/Series: 2T-1A-2
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built:
Operator:
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: KBTL,939 ft msl 
Observation Time: 15:53 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 0 Nautical Miles 
Temperature/Dew Point: 26°C /11°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 4 knots / , 200°
Lowest Ceiling: None 
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.11 inches Hg
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Battle Creek, MI 
Destination: Battle Creek, MI

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 2 None 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries:
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries:
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 2 None
Latitude, Longitude: 42.307638,-85.251317 (est)

Cessna 195, N4358V: Accident occurred September 16, 2021 in Belleville, Michigan

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; Belleville, Michigan
Location: Belleville, MI
Accident Number: CEN21LA422
Date & Time: September 16, 2021, 12:30 Local 
Registration: N4358V
Aircraft: Cessna 195
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna
Registration: N4358V
Model/Series: 195
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built:
Operator: On file 
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code: None

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KYIP, 716 ft msl
Observation Time: 12:53 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 1 Nautical Miles 
Temperature/Dew Point: 26°C /14°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Scattered / 4800 ft AGL
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 4 knots / , 130°
Lowest Ceiling: 
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.18 inches Hg 
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Belleville, MI 
Destination: Belleville, MI

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: 42.244206,-83.52974 (est)

Cessna 172: Incident occurred September 16, 2021 at Boulder City Municipal Airport (KBVU), Clark County, Nevada

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Las Vegas, Nevada

Aircraft struck airport sign during rollout.  

Date: 16-SEP-21
Time: 15:30:00Z
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: BOULDER CITY
State: NEVADA

American Legend AL3, N948FS: Incident occurred September 13, 2021 at Aeroflex-Andover Airport (12N), Sussex County, New Jersey

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Allentown

Aircraft landed and became inverted. 


Date: 13-SEP-21
Time: 18:30:00Z
Regis#: N948FS
Aircraft Make: AMERICAN LEGEND
Aircraft Model: AL3
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: ANDOVER
State: NEW JERSEY

Pilatus PC-12/45, N271SM: Incident occurred September 16, 2021 near Grand Forks International Airport (KGFK), Grand Forks County, North Dakota

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Fargo, North Dakota

Aircraft struck a bird damaging right wing.  

TVPX Aircraft Solutions Inc Trustee 


Date: 16-SEP-21
Time: 06:00:00Z
Regis#: N271SM
Aircraft Make: PILATUS
Aircraft Model: PC12
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: AMBULANCE
Flight Phase: APPROACH (APR)
Aircraft Operator: GUARDIAN FLIGHT
City: GRAND FORKS
State: NORTH DAKOTA

Jabiru Calypso 450, N2104: Incident occurred September 16, 2021 at Summerville Airport (KDYB), Dorchester County, South Carolina

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Columbia, South Carolina

Aircraft landed and veered off runway incurring a propeller strike. 


Date: 16-SEP-21
Time: 13:58:00Z
Regis#: N2104
Aircraft Make: JABIRU
Aircraft Model: CALYPSO 450
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: SUMMERVILLE
State: SOUTH CAROLINA

Piper PA-32-300 Cherokee Six, N33022: Accident occurred September 16, 2021 in Orcas, San Juan County, Washington

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Seattle, Washington

Aircraft experienced engine issues and made an emergency landing in a field near Doe Bay. 


Date: 16-SEP-21
Time: 01:25:00Z
Regis#: N33022
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA32
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: UNKNOWN
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91
City: ORCASS
State: WASHINGTON

Robinson R66 Turbine, N888DV: Fatal accident occurred September 15, 2021 in Monticello, Jasper County, Georgia

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Atlanta, Georgia

Rotorcraft crashed under unknown circumstances in Oconee National Forest. 

Monarch Helicopters Inc


Date: 15-SEP-21
Time: 16:43:00Z
Regis#: N888DV
Aircraft Make: ROBINSON
Aircraft Model: R66
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: FATAL
Total Fatal: 3
Flight Crew 1
Pax  2
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91
City: MONTICELLO
State: GEORGIA

Those who may have information that might be relevant to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation may contact them by email witness@ntsb.gov, and any friends and family who want to contact investigators about the accident should email assistance@ntsb.gov. You can also call the NTSB Response Operations Center at 844-373-9922 or 202-314-6290.

Cessna 170B, N3523C: Incident occurred September 13, 2021 in Lois Dome, Alaska

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Fairbanks, Alaska

Aircraft made an off field landing due to weather and attempted takeoff next day and nosed over. 


Date: 13-SEP-21
Time: 15:00:00Z
Regis#: N3523C
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 170
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91
City: LOIS DOME
State: ALASKA