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
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
Operation: 91
City: HEADLAND
State: ALABAMA




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.

Cessna 172S Skyhawk, N452ER: Incident occurred March 28, 2022 and Accident occurred November 26, 2017

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Orlando, Florida

Aircraft landed and veered off runway at Melbourne Orlando International Airport (KMLB), Brevard County, Florida.

Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University Inc


Date: 28-MAR-22
Time: 15:35:00Z
Regis#: N452ER
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: MELBOURNE
State: FLORIDA

November 26, 2017

November 26, 2017








Aviation Accident Final Report - National Transportation Safety Board

The National Transportation Safety Board did not to the scene of this accident. 

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Orlando, Florida

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board:


Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Accident Number: GAA18CA080
Date and Time: November 26, 2017, 15:07 Local
Registration: N452ER
Aircraft: Cessna 172 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Defining Event: Hard landing 
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Instructional

Analysis

The director of aviation safety at the flight school reported that the airplane received substantial damage to the fuselage after a hard landing. Four days before finding the damage, the airplane had been used by the accident pilot for a flight toward his commercial training. After completing the training flight, no discrepancies were declared.

Data from the airplane's flight data management unit showed that the airplane landed flat on the runway, which resulted in subsequent bounces.

The director of aviation safety of the flight school reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

The automated weather observation system at the accident airport reported that, about the time of the accident, the wind was from 280° at 3 knots. The pilot landed on runway 25R.

Probable Cause and Findings

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:
The pilot's improper landing flare, which resulted in a hard, bounced landing.

Findings

Aircraft Landing flare - Not attained/maintained
Personnel issues Aircraft control - Pilot

Factual Information

History of Flight

Landing Hard landing (Defining event)

Pilot Information

Certificate: Private
Age: 28, Male
Airplane Rating(s): Single-engine land
Seat Occupied: Left
Other Aircraft Rating(s): None
Restraint Used: 3-point
Instrument Rating(s): Airplane 
Second Pilot Present: No
Instructor Rating(s): None
Toxicology Performed: No
Medical Certification: Class 1 Without waivers/limitations
Last FAA Medical Exam: May 1, 2013
Occupational Pilot: No 
Last Flight Review or Equivalent: September 26, 2017
Flight Time: (Estimated) 193 hours (Total, all aircraft), 185 hours (Total, this make and model), 75 hours (Pilot In Command, all aircraft), 24 hours (Last 90 days, all aircraft), 20 hours (Last 30 days, all aircraft)

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna
Registration: N452ER
Model/Series: 172S
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Year of Manufacture: 2015
Amateur Built:
Airworthiness Certificate: Normal; Utility 
Serial Number: 172S11586
Landing Gear Type: Tricycle 
Seats: 3
Date/Type of Last Inspection: November 8, 2017 Continuous airworthiness
Certified Max Gross Wt.: 2550 lbs
Time Since Last Inspection: 
Engines: 1 Reciprocating
Airframe Total Time: 2354.8 Hrs as of last inspection
Engine Manufacturer: LYCOMING
ELT: C126 installed, not activated 
Engine Model/Series: IO-360-L2A
Registered Owner: 
Rated Power: 180 Horsepower
Operator: 
Operating Certificate(s) Held: Pilot school (141)
Operator Does Business As: 
Operator Designator Code: RDDL

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: Visual (VMC) 
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KDAB, 41 ft msl 
Distance from Accident Site: 1 Nautical Miles
Observation Time: 
Direction from Accident Site: 77°
Lowest Cloud Condition: Few / 2500 ft AGL 
Visibility: 10 miles
Lowest Ceiling: 
Visibility (RVR):
Wind Speed/Gusts: 3 knots / 
Turbulence Type Forecast/Actual:  / None
Wind Direction: 280° 
Turbulence Severity Forecast/Actual:  / N/A
Altimeter Setting: 30.03 inches Hg 
Temperature/Dew Point: 23°C / 7°C
Precipitation and Obscuration: No Obscuration; No Precipitation
Departure Point: TALLAHASSEE, FL (TLH)
Type of Flight Plan Filed: VFR
Destination: Daytona Beach, FL (DAB)
Type of Clearance: VFR
Departure Time: 13:00 Local 
Type of Airspace: Class C

Airport Information

Airport: DAYTONA BEACH INTL DAB
Runway Surface Type: Asphalt; Concrete
Airport Elevation: 34 ft msl 
Runway Surface Condition: Dry
Runway Used: 25R 
IFR Approach: None
Runway Length/Width: 10500 ft / 150 ft 
VFR Approach/Landing: Full stop; Straight-in

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries:
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None 
Latitude, Longitude: 29.180833,-81.059165 (est)

Boeing 767-332, N172DZ: Incident occurred March 26, 2022 at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (KATL), Georgia

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

Aircraft hit a foreign object on landing damaging left wing inboard spoiler. 

Delta Air Lines Inc


Date: 26-MAR-22
Time: 16:56:00Z
Regis#: N172DZ
Aircraft Make: BOEING
Aircraft Model: 767
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: COMMERCIAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 121
Aircraft Operator: DELTA AIRLINES
Flight Number: DAL482
City: ATLANTA
State: GEORGIA

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

Aircraft hit something on landing and it was discovered that the inboard spoiler left wing was damaged. 

Date: 26-MAR-22
Time: 18:09:00Z
Regis#: N172DZ
Aircraft Make: BOEING
Aircraft Model: 767
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: COMMERCIAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 121
Aircraft Operator: DELTA AIRLINES
Flight Number: DAL482
City: ATLANTA
State: GEORGIA

Cessna 172N Skyhawk, N738FA: Incidents occurred April 03, 2022 and March 28, 2022

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Honolulu, Hawaii 

April 03, 2022:  Aircraft was taxiing and encountered a gust of wind resulting in a propeller strike at Kahului Airport (PHOG), Hawaii. 

Fly Maui LLC 


Date: 03-APR-22
Time: 23:56:00Z
Regis#: N738FA
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: TAXI (TXI)
Operation: 91
City: KAHULUI
State: HAWAII

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Honolulu, Hawaii

March 28, 2022: Aircraft landed and veered off runway striking a runway light at Kahului Airport (PHOG), Hawaii.

Fly Maui LLC


Date: 28-MAR-22
Time: 17:55:00Z
Regis#: N738FA
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: NONE
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: KAHULUI
State: HAWAII

Mooney M20K, N252CA: Incident occurred March 28, 2022 at Coeur d'Alene Airport (KCOE), Kootenai County, Idaho

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Spokane, Washington

Aircraft landed gear up.


Date: 28-MAR-22
Time: 22:15:00Z
Regis#: N252CA
Aircraft Make: MOONEY
Aircraft Model: M20K
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: COEUR D'ALENE
State: IDAHO

Robinson R22 Beta, N7087X: Accident occurred March 28, 2022 in Garnett, Anderson County, Kansas

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; Wichita, Kansas


Location: Garnett, Kansas
Accident Number: CEN22LA158
Date and Time: March 26, 2022, 16:30 Local
Registration: N7087X
Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER R22 BETA
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: ROBINSON HELICOPTER 
Registration: N7087X
Model/Series: R22 BETA 
Aircraft Category: Helicopter
Amateur Built:
Operator:
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC 
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KUKL, 1173 ft msl
Observation Time: 16:35 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 24 Nautical Miles 
Temperature/Dew Point: 15°C /-12°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: / ,
Lowest Ceiling: None 
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.09 inches Hg 
Type of Flight Plan Filed:
Departure Point: 
Destination:

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None
Latitude, Longitude: 38.277306,-95.215222 (est)

Extra EA-300, N808YF: Accident occurred March 29, 2022 in Rome, Floyd 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

https://registry.faa.gov/N808YF 

Location: Rome, Georgia 
Accident Number: ERA22LA178
Date and Time: March 29, 2022, 11:00 Local 
Registration: N808YF
Aircraft: Extra 300
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Extra 
Registration: N808YF
Model/Series: 300
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built:
Operator: On file
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KRMG,644 ft msl 
Observation Time: 10:53 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 0 Nautical Miles 
Temperature/Dew Point: 14°C /0°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Few / 8000 ft AGL 
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 3 knots / , 140°
Lowest Ceiling: 
Visibility: 9 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.19 inches Hg
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Rome, GA 
Destination: Rome, GA

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries:
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None
Latitude, Longitude: 34.350778,-85.158667 (est)

Aircraft tail was struck by a bird. 

Date: 29-MAR-22
Time: 15:00:00Z
Regis#: N8080YF
Aircraft Make: EXTRA
Aircraft Model: 300
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: AIR SHOW
Flight Phase: MANEUVERING (MNV)
Operation: 91
City: ROME
State: GEORGIA

Beech 76 Duchess, N760A: Incident occurred March 28, 2022 at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport Latrobe (KLBE), Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards International Field Office; Allegheny, Pennsylvania

Aircraft landed and gear collapsed. 

Ace Pilot Training Inc


Date: 28-MAR-22
Time: 14:02:00Z
Regis#: N760A
Aircraft Make: BEECH
Aircraft Model: 76
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: LATROBE
State: PENNSYLVANIA




UNITY TOWNSHIP, Pennsylvania — A small plane went off the runway at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport on Monday morning.

Two people were onboard the Beech 76 Duchess aircraft when it had a gear malfunction and skidded off the runway, said Gabe Monzo, executive director of the airport.

Monzo said no injuries were reported, and that the airport had a 15-minute delay due to the incident.

The plane is owned by Ace Pilot Training of Allentown, Pennsylvania, Monzo said.

Boeing 737-800, N381DN: Incident occurred March 28, 2022 at Salt Lake City International Airport (KSLC), Utah

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards International Field Office; Salt Lake City, Utah

Aircraft struck a bird on landing. 

Delta Air Lines Inc


Date: 28-MAR-22
Time: 14:10:00Z
Regis#: N381DN
Aircraft Make: BOEING
Aircraft Model: 737
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: COMMERCIAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 121
Aircraft Operator: DELTA AIRLINES
Flight Number: DAL1225
City: SALT LAKE CITY
State: UTAH

Downer Bellanca 14-19-2, N7658B: Accident occurred March 28, 2022 in Prosser, Benton County, Washington

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; Spokane, Washington


Location: Prosser, Washington 
Accident Number: WPR22LA136
Date and Time: March 26, 2022, 07:50 Local 
Registration: N7658B
Aircraft: DOWNER BELLANCA 14-19-2
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

On March 26, 2022, about 0750 Pacific daylight time, a Downer Bellanca 14-19-2, N7658B, sustained substantial damage when it was involved in an accident near Prosser, Washington. The pilot was not injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight.

The pilot reported that the reason for the flight was to operate the engine at high power, to break-in the piston rings after a new engine cylinder had been installed. He reported performing a thorough preflight, that included a check of the pitch trim system, with no anomalies noted.

Shortly after departure, and before he had reached the intended maneuvering area, he felt a mild vibration. He was initially not concerned, because it felt like prior instances when he had encountered a fouled spark plug or bad spark plug lead. He adjusted engine power and determined that the vibrations were only present at higher power settings. He also adjusted the pitch trim but did not feel any vibration in the trim handle.

He began to maneuver the airplane in a shallow descending turn, when the vibrations came back, but now more pronounced, such that he could feel them through the flight control system. A few sends later he heard a large bang emanating from the tail, followed by violent shuddering and shaking and rapid forward and aft control yoke deflections.

He reduced engine power, and increased back pressure on the control yoke to slow the airplane down, and when he looked back, he could see the elevator and trim tab rapidly oscillating. 

With limited pitch control, he began to maneuver the airplane for a forced landing by modulating engine power to a speed that minimized the vibrations. He judged the descent rate and airspeed to be too high to land, and continued to maneuver the airplane, describing the experience as closer to guiding a falling object rather than flying. He extended the landing gear, and prepared the airplane for a forced landing, and about 50 to 100 ft agl, decided that he was still descending too fast to land. He decided to apply engine power to control pitch attitude, and the airplane appeared to respond, such that the airplane began to flare over a field, although still at a very high speed. The main landing gear touched the ground, and he applied full aft pressure to the control yoke, and the airplane skipped once, touched down again, and eventually came to rest after a ground roll of what he estimated to be about 1,500 ft.

Examination of the airplane revealed that the right horizontal stabilizer had departed, and the left horizontal stabilizer was bent about 10° in the vertical plane. Additionally, although the left elevator remained attached to the horizontal stabilizer by its hinges, its control tube had separated from the center bellcrank. The trim tab remained attached to the left elevator, but its control torque rod had separated within the support tube assembly, such that movement of the trim pushrod did not result in movement of the trim surface.

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: DOWNER
Registration: N7658B
Model/Series: BELLANCA 14-19-2
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built:
Operator: On file 
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: PSC,410 ft msl 
Observation Time: 06:50 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 16 Nautical Miles 
Temperature/Dew Point: 10°C /6°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: / ,
Lowest Ceiling: None 
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 29.88 inches Hg 
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Pasco, WA (PSC) 
Destination: Prosser, WA

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None 
Latitude, Longitude: 46.09001,-119.4289 

Aircraft experienced heavy vibrations and made an emergency landing.

Date: 28-MAR-22
Time: 23:15:00Z
Regis#: N7658B
Aircraft Make: BELLANCA
Aircraft Model: 14-19
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91
City: PASCO
State: WASHINGTON

Beechcraft C90A King Air, N426EM: Fatal accident occurred March 28, 2022 in Temixco, Mexico

Fatalities: 
Mauricio Bianchini
Paulina López Garay
Y Alejandra Rodríguez
~
Injured Passengers: 
Salvador Echeguren
Juan Carlos Martínez Téllez
Reyna Brito García
~


Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards International Field Office; Dallas, Texas

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances into a supermarket. 


Date: 28-MAR-22
Time: 21:11:00Z
Regis#: N426EM
Aircraft Make: BEECH
Aircraft Model: C90
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: FATAL
Total Fatal: 3
Flight Crew: 1 fatal
Pax: 2 fatal; 4 minor injuries
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
City: TEMIXCO
State: MORELOS
Country: MEXICO

Those who may have information that might be relevant to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation may contact them by email witness@ntsb.gov, and any friends and family who want to contact investigators about the accident should email assistance@ntsb.gov. You can also call the NTSB Response Operations Center at 844-373-9922 or 202-314-6290.

Cessna L-19E, N4583S: Accident occurred March 24, 2022 in Sunflower, Mississippi

National Transportation Safety Board accident number: CEN22LA178 

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Jackson, Mississippi

Aircraft experienced engine issues and crashed in a field. 


Date: 24-MAR-22
Time: 16:00:00Z
Regis#: N4583S
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: L-19E
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91
City: SUNFLOWER
State: MISSISSIPPI

Airbus A321-200, N657NK: Accident occurred March 25, 2022 at Newark Liberty International Airport (KEWR), New Jersey

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Teterboro, New Jersey

Aircraft struck birds while landing and post flight inspection revealed damage to captains side window and nose cone. 

Spirit Airlines Inc 


Date: 25-MAR-22
Time: 23:44:00Z
Regis#: N657NK
Aircraft Make: AIRBUS
Aircraft Model: A321
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: COMMERCIAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 121
Aircraft Operator: SPIRIT AIRLINES
Flight Number: NKS1215
City: NEWARK
State: NEW JERSEY