NTSB Identification: GAA16CA122
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, February 08, 2016 in Gold Beach, OR
Aircraft: CESSNA 175A, registration: N6951E
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Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 175
Event Type: Accident
Highest Injury: Minor
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Portland FSDO-09
City: GOLD BEACH
AIRCRAFT ON LANDING WENT OFF THE RUNWAY INTO A FENCE, AND FLIPPED, GOLD BEACH, OR
Two Del Norte County residents escaped major injuries this morning after their Cessna plane crash landed at the Gold Beach Airport.
Pilot Daniel R. Harrison, 76, of Fort Dick,was approaching the runway from the north at 10:25 a.m. when one of the plane’s tires clipped the 5-foot-tall perimeter fence, causing the plane to flip upside down and land on the cockpit roof, according to Gold Beach Police Chief Dixon Andrews.
Gold Fire firefighters and authorities responded to the accident and found that Harrison and his passenger, Anthony Bettencourt, 51, of Crescent City, had exited the plane. Harrison, who had some scrapes and bruises, declined treatment. Bettencourt was not injured.
There was no reports of leaking fuel or damage to the runway.
Andrews said the pair, flying in a 1960 175A Cessna, originally took off from Crescent City earlier in the day.
Gold Beach, Ore. – A small single-engine plane flipped onto it’s back at Gold Beach’s airport late this morning.
James Clemens, Port of Gold Beach and Airport Manager, says that shortly after landing around 11:00 Monday morning, a Cessna 175 hit a perimeter fence and the landing gear got stuck, flipping the plane over.
Two Crescent City men were in the plane at the time, they suffered only minor bumps and bruises.
GOLD BEACH, Ore.-- A Cessna crashed at the Gold Beach Airport Monday morning but no injuries were reported, according to officials.
A witness says the plane slide about 50 feet, flipping it upside down after it came in to land too low.
Two people were on the plane, but officials say they walked away from the crash.
The airport was closed for 20 minutes following the crash.