Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Stinson 108-2, N9601K: Accident occurred March 27, 2022 at Headland Municipal Airport (0J6), Henry County, Alabama

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Alabama and NW Florida

Aircraft experienced loss of power on takeoff veering off runway and flipped over. 

Date: 27-MAR-22
Time: 18:45:00Z
Regis#: N9601K
Aircraft Make: STINSON
Aircraft Model: 108
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
Operation: 91

HEADLAND, Alabama (WDHN) — One person is injured after a plane crashed at the Headland Municipal Airport.

A single-engine plane was overturned when first responders arrived around 1:50 p.m. on Sunday.

The pilot who wished not to be identified tells WDHN news that he experienced mechanical failure on take-off.

The plane was trying to take off and had engine trouble causing the wing to hit the ground and flip the plane.

The pilot received cuts and bruises to his arms, while a female passenger was transported to Southeast Health with injuries, which are not life-threatening.

The pilot says his plane is a Stinson-Voyager and he that he has been in contact with federal authorities concerning the incident.

He would not elaborate whether the Federal Aviation Administration or NTSB would send a team down to investigate.

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