Friday, July 22, 2022

Columbia LC42-550FG Columbia 350, N356CA: Incident occurred July 20, 2022 at Perry-Houston County Airport (KPXE), Georgia

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Atlanta, Georgia

Aircraft landed hard on runway causing nose wheel to separate. 

Date: 20-JUL-22
Time: 17:15:00Z
Regis#: N356CA
Aircraft Model: LC42-550FG
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91

PERRY, Georgia -- A small plane crashed at the Perry Airport on Wednesday, the Perry Police Department said.

The plane was carrying a pilot and one passenger, but no one was seriously hurt in the crash.

The plane, a Colombia 350, crashed on the runway at around 2 p.m. Wednesday.

The pilot, Dr. Timothy Antaya of New Hampshire, said the landing gear collapsed while on the runway during a landing.

Antaya was checked by Houston County EMS responders, but was not hurt. The passenger, Perry native Shrad Amrit, was uninjured.

The plane sustained significant damage and the incident is being investigated by the FAA and National Transportation Safety Board.

PERRY, Georgia  — Officers with the Perry Police Department responded to a plane crash in Perry Wednesday afternoon, where a Columbia 350 was reported to be down with significant damage.

According to Perry PD, the incident happened around 2:09 p.m., at the Perry Airport at 275 Myrtle Field Road, where officers found the small plane down on the runway with damage.

All parties involved were out of the plane. The pilot, Dr. Timothy Antaya of Hampton Falls NH said that while landing the plane, the front landing gear collapsed. Antaya was checked by Houston EMS at the scene, and the passenger, Shrad Amrit of Perry, was not injured.

The NTSB and FAA are investigating this incident.

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