Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Cessna 140, N72254: Incident occurred September 27, 2022 in Spartanburg, South Carolina

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Columbia, South Carolina

Aircraft attempting to depart turf runway, veered off runway and down an embankment. 

Date: 27-SEP-22
Time: 17:00:00Z
Regis#: N72254
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 140
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Flight Crew: 1 No Injuries 
Pax: 0
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
Operation: 91

Cessna 550 Citation II, N409ST: Accident occurred September 27, 2022 at Waco-McGregor Executive Airport (KPWG), Texas

WARRANTY:  There is no warranty, express or implied for the information provided herein or the condition, useability, workability, operability or marketability of the aircraft salvage.  All times are approximate and the logbooks and aircraft should be inspected by each bidder BEFORE BIDDING.  Failure of the bidder to view the salvage or wreckage, or confirm any information provided is NOT grounds for a claim or withdrawal of bid after bid closing date.   All Sales Are FINAL. 

HOURS estimated from logbooks or other information - not guaranteed or warranted

AIRCRAFT:  1987 Cessna 550 N409ST, s/n: 550-0559, HOBBS:  9094.4 hrs as of 09/21/2022
See attached Cescom 10

ENGINES: LH - P&W JT15D-4, S/N PCE-71448.  TSN 9089.4.  TSMOH 2370 - as of 09/21/2022

RH - P&W JT15D-4, S/N PCE-71444. TSN 9095.2.  TSMOH 2370  -  as of 09/21/2022         

EQUIPMENT: See attached Installed Component Report

DESCRIPTION OF ACCIDENT:  On 09/27/2022 while on landing rollout, the aircraft experienced a gear collapse and slid off the right side of the runway where it came to a full stop on its belly.

DESCRIPTION OF DAMAGES: The aircraft sustained visible damage to various areas of the lower fuselage skin, landing gear doors, flaps, ailerons, wing-to-body fairings, engine cowlings and pylons.  Due to the unusual side loads incurred during the runway excursion, the wing root would need to be detail-inspected using non-destructive testing procedures.

Both engine pylons appear to be buckled.

Both engines seem to be in good condition as seen from the ground, but since both engines were powered at the time of the event, the engines will have to be removed and sent to an engine repair facility in search for foreign object ingestion in the form of dirt, debris or small rocks that laid adjacent to the runway.

LOCATION OF AIRCRAFT:   1st JetPro of TX, McGregor, Texas

REMARKS:  Insurer reserves the right to reject any and all bids. 

Salvage is as is/where is. 

The posting information is the best to our knowledge. 

Logbooks may not be complete.

While the loss occurred on 09/27/2022, all of the times mentioned in the above are as of 09/21/2022.

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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): Lemishko, Alexander

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

ABS Equipment Leasing

Location: McGregor, Texas
Accident Number: CEN22LA434
Date and Time: September 27, 2022, 14:30 Local
Registration: N409ST
Aircraft: Cessna 550
Injuries: 2 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Business

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna
Registration: N409ST
Model/Series: 550
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built:
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

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Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 2 None 
Aircraft Damage: Unknown
Passenger Injuries:
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 2 None
Latitude, Longitude: 31.4441,-97.4092 (est)

Aircraft veered off runway during landing. 

Date: 27-SEP-22
Time: 20:14:00Z
Regis#: N409ST
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 550
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Flight Crew: 1 No Injuries
Pax: 0
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: WACO
State: TEXAS

Cessna 208B Super Cargomaster, N720FX: Incident occurred September 27, 2022 at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (KIAH), Houston, Texas

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

Aircraft landed and performing back taxi struck a taxiway light. 

Federal Express Corporation 

Date: 27-SEP-22
Time: 01:35:00Z
Regis#: N720FX
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 208
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Flight Crew:  1 No Injuries 
Pax 0
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: CARGO
Flight Phase: TAXI (TXI)
Aircraft Operator: FEDERAL EXPRESS
Flight Number: BVN7759
State: TEXAS

Diamond DA20-C1, N4107F: Incident occurred September 18, 2022 at Falcon Field Airport (KFFZ), Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Scottsdale, Arizona

Aircraft had stabilizer failure during run up. 

CAE Oxford Aviation Academy Phoenix Inc

Date: 18-SEP-22
Time: 15:00:00Z
Regis#: N4107F
Aircraft Make: DIAMOND
Aircraft Model: DA20
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Flight Crew: 1 No Injuries
Pax: 1 No Injuries 
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: FAR 141 PILOT SCHOOL
Flight Phase: STANDING (STD)
Operation: 91
City: MESA

Airgyro Aviation AG-915 Spartan, N499AG: Fatal accident occurred September 27, 2022 in Yankton, South Dakota

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Rapid City, South Dakota
Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances and appeared to be on fire while descending and burned on impact. 

Limited Gyroplanes LLC

Date: 27-SEP-22
Time: 13:07:00Z
Regis#: N499AG
Aircraft Model: AG-915 SPARTAN
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: FATAL
Total Fatal: 1
Flight Crew: 1 Fatal
Pax: 0 
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Operation: 91

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YANKTON, South Dakota (Dakota News Now) - Authorities say one person is dead after a small helicopter crashed in southeast South Dakota.

Update 2:20 p.m.: According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the aircraft was an AG-915 Spartan helicopter that crashed northwest of Chan Gurney Municipal Airport in Yankton, S.D., around 10:30 a.m. Only the pilot was on board.

The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the situation.

Previously: The helicopter went down just before 10 a.m. Tuesday about five miles northwest of Yankton, according to Yankton Asst. Fire Chief Larry Nickels.

Nickels told WNAX Radio the craft crashed into a field and was destroyed on impact. There was one fatality, but Nickels did not provide any additional details.

National Transportation Safety Board officials are on their way to the scene to investigate. Nickels said local authorities will keep the scene secure until they arrive.