Tuesday, March 01, 2022

Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche, N7943Y: Accident occurred February 28, 2022 at Republic Airport (KFRG), Farmingdale, Nassau County, New York

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; Farmingdale, New York

Sherman Aviation LLC

Location: Farmingdale, New York
Accident Number: ERA22LA138
Date and Time: February 28, 2022, 11:56 Local
Registration: N7943Y
Aircraft: Piper PA-30 
Injuries: 2 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Instructional

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Piper
Registration: N7943Y
Model/Series: PA-30 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built:
Operating Certificate(s) Held: Pilot school (141)
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: FRG,81 ft msl 
Observation Time: 11:53 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 0 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 1°C /-15°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 8 knots / , 340°
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.29 inches Hg
Type of Flight Plan Filed:
Departure Point: Shirley, NY (HWV) 
Destination: Farmingdale, NY

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 2 None
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries:
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 2 None 
Latitude, Longitude: 40.729274,-73.413421 (est)