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Piper PA-28-181, N263MG: Accident occurred October 11, 2021 at Macon Downtown Airport (KMAC), Wheeler Heights, Bibb County, Georgia






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; Atlanta, Georgia

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board: 

Georgia Aviation Authority 

Middle Georgia State University


Location: Wheeler Heights, Georgia
Accident Number: ERA22LA073
Date and Time: October 11, 2021, 16:10 Local 
Registration: N263MG
Aircraft: PIPER AIRCRAFT INC PA-28-181
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Instructional

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: PIPER AIRCRAFT INC 
Registration: N263MG
Model/Series: PA-28-181 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
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Operating Certificate(s) Held: Pilot school (141)
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Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

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Departure Point: Wheeler Heights, GA
Destination: Wheeler Heights, GA

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: N/A 
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None 
Latitude, Longitude: 32.821879,-83.558874 (est)