Wednesday, May 04, 2022

North American AT-6D, N515SA: Accident occurred May 02, 2022 and Incident occurred July 20, 2017

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; Indianapolis, Indiana

Location: Huntington, Indiana
Accident Number: CEN22LA193
Date and Time: May 2, 2022, 15:18 Local
Registration: N515SA
Aircraft: North American AT-6D 
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: North American 
Registration: N515SA
Model/Series: AT-6D
Aircraft Category: Airplane
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Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
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Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

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Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries:
Aircraft Fire: None
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Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None 
Latitude, Longitude: 40.852917,-85.457056 (est)

May 02, 2022: Aircraft ground looped, veered off runway and landing gear detached.

Date: 02-MAY-22
Time: 19:18:00Z
Regis#: N515SA
Aircraft Make: NORTH AMERICAN
Aircraft Model: AT-6D
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: HUNTINGTON
State: INDIANA

 
May 02, 2022

May 02, 2022


HUNTINGTON, Indiana (WANE)– The Huntington Sheriff’s Department and the Huntington Fire Department responded to reports of an airplane crash that occurred at the Huntington Municipal Airport on Monday around 2:51 p.m. 

Upon arriving at the scene, officers and fire crews spotted an airplane that had landed just off the runway. 

The pilot was found and had no injuries.

The investigation is still ongoing.


Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Des Moines, Iowa

July 20, 2017:  Aircraft landed and the gear collapsed at Dubuque Regional Airport (KDBQ), Iowa.

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Date: 20-JUL-17
Time: 22:40:00Z
Regis#: N515SA
Aircraft Make: NORTH AMERICAN
Aircraft Model: AT6D
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
City: DUBUQUE
State: IOWA