Friday, May 20, 2022

Bellanca 14-19-2 Cruisemaster, N7655B: Accident occurred May 19, 2022 at Gainesville Municipal Airport (KGLE), Cooke County, Texas

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; North Texas

Location: Gainesville, Texas
Accident Number: CEN22LA207
Date and Time: May 19, 2022, 16:25 Local
Registration: N7655B
Aircraft: Bellanca 14-19-2 
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Bellanca
Registration: N7655B
Model/Series: 14-19-2 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built:
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: N/A
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None
Latitude, Longitude: 33.6259,-97.1333 (est)

Aircraft landed landing gear up and slid down runway, aircraft consumed by fire. 

Date: 19-MAY-22
Time: 21:48:00Z
Regis#: N7655B
Aircraft Make: BELLANCA
Aircraft Model: 14
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
State: TEXAS

Piper PA-24-250 Comanche, N7950P: Incident occurred May 19, 2022 at Del Rio International Airport (KDRT), Val Verde County, Texas

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; San Antonio, Texas

Aircraft landed gear up. 

Date: 19-MAY-22
Time: 20:00:00Z
Regis#: N7950P
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA24
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
State: TEXAS