Sunday, January 16, 2022

Cessna 162 Skycatcher, N620SC: Incident occurred January 16, 2022 at Scottsdale Airport (KSDL), Maricopa County, Arizona

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Scottsdale, Arizona

Aircraft nose gear collapsed during landing.  

Date: 16-JAN-22
Time: 20:07:00Z
Regis#: N620SC
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 162
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona — Two people are safe after a plane they were aboard crashed in Scottsdale on Sunday.

The nose gear of a light sport aircraft collapsed while a pilot was landing at the Scottsdale Airport around 1 p.m. The two occupants were the only people on board, airport officials said.

The runway was temporarily closed for authorities to move the airplane but has since reopened. 

Officials have not yet said what was the cause of the crash but the FAA will investigate. 

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