Sunday, September 18, 2022

AutoGyro Calidus, N451AG: Accident occurred September 11, 2022 at Pickens County Airport (KJZP), Jasper, 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.

Investigator In Charge (IIC): Boggs, Daniel

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

Location: Jasper, Georgia
Accident Number: ERA22LA419
Date and Time: September 11, 2022, 13:30 UTC
Registration: N451AG
Aircraft: AUTOGYRO USA LLC CALIDUS 
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: AUTOGYRO USA LLC 
Registration: N451AG
Model/Series: CALIDUS
Aircraft Category: Gyroplane
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: KGVL, 1268 ft msl 
Observation Time: 13:34 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 33 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 26°C /21°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Scattered / 2000 ft AGL
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 3 knots / , 170°
Lowest Ceiling: 
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.13 inches Hg 
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Jasper, GA
Destination: Jasper, 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: 34.454656,-84.45803 (est)

Aircraft on landing, rolled for unknown reasons and came to rest on side. 

Date: 11-SEP-22
Time: 19:30:00Z
Regis#: N451AG
Aircraft Make: AUTOGYRO
Aircraft Model: CALIDUS
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Flight Crew:  1  No Injuries 
Pax: 0 
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: JASPER
State: GEORGIA

Boeing 737-700, N963WN: Incident occurred September 11, 2022 at Chicago O'Hare International Airport (KORD), Illinois

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Greater Chicago

Aircraft taxiing after landing, right winglet clipped elevator of AAL1121 who was waiting on taxiway to proceed to parking.

Southwest Airlines Company


Date: 11-SEP-22
Time: 20:56:00Z
Regis#: N963WN
Aircraft Make: BOEING
Aircraft Model: 737
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Flight Crew: 2  No Injuries
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: COMMERCIAL
Flight Phase: TAXI (TXI)
Operation: 121
Aircraft Operator: SOUTHWEST AIRLINES
Flight Number: SWA2659
City: CHICAGO
State: ILLINOIS

Cirrus SR20, N42VU: Incident occurred September 09, 2022 at Eagle Creek Airpark (KEYE), Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Indianapolis, Indiana

Aircraft landed and veered off runway hitting a sign. 

Vincennes University


Date:  09-SEP-22
Time: 16:10:00Z
Regis#: N42VU
Aircraft Make: CIRRUS
Aircraft Model: SR20
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Flight Crew: 1 No Injuries
Pax: 1 No Injuries 
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: FAR 141 PILOT SCHOOL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
Aircraft Operator: VINCENNES UNIVERSITY
City: INDIANAPOLIS
State: INDIANA

Cessna 425 Corsair, N425AD: Incidents occurred September 11, 2022 and June 15, 2022

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Portland, Maine 

September 11, 2022:  Aircraft departed, declared an emergency due to electrical failure, returned, landed and gear collapsed at Wiscasset Airport (KIWI), Maine.

JAD Aviation Inc


Date: 11-SEP-22
Time: 19:53:00Z
Regis#: N425AD
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 425
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Flight Crew: 1 No Injuries
Pax: 3 No Injuries
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
City: PORTLAND
State: MAINE

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

June 15, 2022: Aircraft struck a deer on departure at Essex County Airport (KCDW), Caldwell, New Jersey.

JAD Aviation Inc


Date: 15-JUN-22
Time: 00:25:00Z
Regis#: N425AD
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 425
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
City: CALDWELL
State: NEW JERSEY

Cessna 172M Skyhawk, N12545: Incident occurred September 09, 2022 at Laurence G. Hanscom Field (KBED), Bedford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Boston, Massachusetts

Aircraft conducting touch and go, executed a hard left turn and veered off runway into grass where gear collapsed.  

Plane Nonsense Inc


Date: 09-SEP-22
Time: 14:48:00Z
Regis#: N12545
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Flight Crew: 1 No Injuries
Pax:  0
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: INSTRUCTION
Flight Phase: MANEUVERING (MNV)
Operation: 91
City: BEDFORD
State: MASSACHUSETTS

Mooney M-20A, N1091C: Incident occurred September 10, 2022 at Livingston County Spencer J. Hardy Airport (KOZW), Howell, Michigan

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; East Michigan

Aircraft after retracting landing gear on departure, settle back on runway gear up. 


Date: 10-SEP-22
Time: 13:00:00Z
Regis#: N1091C
Aircraft Make: MOONEY
Aircraft Model: M20A
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Flight Crew:  1 No Injuries
Pax: 1 No Injuries
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
Operation: 91
City: HOPWELL
State: MICHIGAN

Cessna A188A AgWagon, N2122U: Incident occurred September 11, 2022 in Canby, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Minneapolis, Minnesota

Aircraft on landing, lost control and spun around and broke left main gear. 

Anderson Aerial Spraying Service Inc


Date: 12-SEP-22
Time: 00:00:00Z
Regis#: N2122U
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: A188
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Flight Crew:  1 No Injuries
Pax:0
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
City: CANBY
State: MINNESOTA

Cessna 421C Golden Eagle, N212RV: Incident occurred September 08, 2022 at Keene Dillant-Hopkins Airport (KEEN), Cheshire County, New Hampshire

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Portland, Maine

Aircraft on landing struck birds damaging leading edge of both wings. 

Minuteman 12 LLC


Date: 08-SEP-22
Time: 23:59:00Z
Regis#: N212RV
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 421
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Flight Crew: 1 No Injuries
Pax: 3 No Injuries 
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: KEENE
State: NEW HAMPSHIRE

Cirrus SR22, N631RJ: Incident occurred September 09, 2022 near New Garden Airport (N57), Toughkenamon, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Aircraft had a bird fly through windshield. 

Blue Yonder LLC


Date: 09-SEP-22
Time: 15:30:00Z
Regis#: N631RJ
Aircraft Make: CIRRUS
Aircraft Model: SR22
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Flight Crew: 1 Minor Injuries
Pax: 3 No Injuries
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: APPROACH (APR)
Operation: 91
City: TOUGHKENAMON
State: PENNSYLVANIA

Douglas A-26 Invader, N4988N: Incident occurred September 10, 2022 at Fort Worth Meacham International Airport (KFTW), Texas

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; North Texas

Aircraft gear collapsed and blew a tire on landing. 


Date: 10-SEP-22
Time: 00:25:00Z
Regis#: N4988N
Aircraft Make: DOUGLAS
Aircraft Model: A-26
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Flight Crew: 1 No Injuries
Pax: 2 No Injuries 
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: FORT WORTH
State: TEXAS

Cessna 172B Skyhawk, N7509X: Incident occurred September 10, 2022 in San Angelo, Texas

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Lubbock, Texas

Aircraft spun out on landing and came to rest on one wing. 


Date: 10-SEP-22
Time: 15:30:00Z
Regis#: N7509X
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Flight Crew:  1 No Injuries
Pax:  0
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: SAN ANGELO
State: TEXAS

Luscombe 8A, N25144: Accident occurred September 10, 2022 in Kingsbury, Guadalupe County, Texas

National Transportation Safety Board - Accident Number: CEN22LA423 

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

Aircraft crashed into tree line.  


Date: 10-SEP-22
Time: 20:18:00Z
Regis#: N25144
Aircraft Make: LUSCOMBE
Aircraft Model: 8A
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Flight Crew:  1 Minor Injuries
Pax:  0
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: UNKNOWN (UNK)
Operation: 91
City: KINGSBURY
State: TEXAS

Piper PA-32RT-300T, N31981: Incident occurred September 09, 2022 near Bulverde Airpark (1TT8), Comal County, Texas

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

Aircraft experienced engine issues while departing and attempted to land in a field and struck trees after landing. 

Elusive Aviation Inc


Date: 09-SEP-22
Time: 13:24:00Z
Regis#: N31981
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA32RT
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Flight Crew: 1 No Injuries
Pax:  1 No Injuries 
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
Operation: 91
City: SAN ANTONIO
State: TEXAS

Cessna 172I Skyhawk, N584SF: Incident occurred September 09, 2022 at Denton Enterprise Airport (KDTO), Texas

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; North Texas

Aircraft struck a bird from the departure end of the runway during touch and go training leaving a dent in the right wing. 

DSR Cherokee 180 LLC 


Date: 09-SEP-22
Time: 16:37:00Z
Regis#: N584SF
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Flight Crew:  1 No Injuries 
Pax: 1 No Injuries
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: INSTRUCTION
Flight Phase: MANEUVERING (MNV)
Operation: 91
City: DENTON
State: TEXAS

Cessna 150M, N704RC: Incident occurred September 09, 2022 in Fort Worth, Texas




Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; North Texas

Aircraft experienced engine issues and made an emergency landing in a field.  


Date: 09-SEP-22
Time: 20:45:00Z
Regis#: N704RC
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 150
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Flight Crew: 1 No Injuries
Pax: 1 No Injuries 
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: NONE
Activity: INSTRUCTION
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91
City: FORT WORTH
State: TEXAS

Mooney M20F, N4058N: Incident occurred September 09, 2022 at Evanston-Uinta County Airport (KEVW), Wyoming

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Denver

Aircraft landed gear up. 


Date: 09-SEP-22
Time: 18:29:00Z
Regis#: N4058N
Aircraft Make: MOONEY
Aircraft Model: M20F
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Flight Crew: 1 No Injuries
Pax: 0
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: EVANSTON
State: WYOMING

Cessna 180H Skywagon, N9754G: Incident occurred September 13, 2022 at McGrath Airport (PAMC), Alaska

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Anchorage, Alaska

Aircraft taxiing for departure struck runway edge lights. 


Date: 13-SEP-22
Time: 02:00:00Z
Regis#: N9754G
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 180
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Flight Crew:  1 No Injuries
Pax:  0
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: TAXI (TXI)
Operation: 91
City: MCGRATH
State: ALASKA

Cessna 172L Skyhawk, N35707: Incident occurred September 12, 2022 at Augusta Municipal Airport (3AU), Butler County, Kansas

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Wichita, Kansas

Aircraft struck a deer on landing and veered off runway into a field. 

Pray Aviation Inc


Date: 12-SEP-22
Time: 05:15:00Z
Regis#: N35707
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Flight Crew:  1 No Injuries
Pax: 1 No Injuries
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: AUGUSTA
State: KANSAS

Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri, N409HH: Fatal accident occurred September 11, 2022 in Selangor, Malaysia

National Transportation Safety Board - Accident Number: GAA22WA282 

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards International Field Office; Los Angeles, California

Rotorcraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 

Heli Outpost Sdn Bhd


Date: 11-SEP-22
Time: 12:15:00Z
Regis#: N409HH
Aircraft Make: EUROCOPTER
Aircraft Model: EC120B
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: FATAL
Total Fatal: 1
Flight Crew: 1 Fatal
Pax: 0
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: UNKNOWN (UNK)
City: SUBANG
State: SELANGOR
Country: MALAYSIA



Zenith STOL CH 701, N107GM: Accident occurred September 13, 2022 in Stanton, Goodhue County, Minnesota

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Minneapolis, Minnesota

Aircraft crashed due to a possible tailwind. 


Date: 13-SEP-22
Time: 23:45:00Z
Regis#: N107GM
Aircraft Make: ZENITH
Aircraft Model: CH 701
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: UNKNOWN
Flight Crew: 1 Unknown Injuries 
Pax: 0 
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: UNKNOWN (UNK)
Operation: 91
City: STANTON
State: MINNESOTA

Strode Shoestring, N530RD: Incident occurred September 13, 2022 in Reno, Nevada

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Reno, Nevada

Aircraft ground looped during departure and came to rest inverted.  


Date: 13-SEP-22
Time: 15:55:00Z
Regis#: N530RD
Aircraft Make: STRODE
Aircraft Model: SHOESTRING
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Flight Crew: 1 No Injuries
Pax:  0
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: AIR SHOW
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
Operation: 91
City: RENO
State: NEVADA