Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA24
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Richmond FSDO-21
AIRCRAFT LANDED GEAR UP, CHESTERFIELD COUNTY AIRPORT, RICHMOND, VIRGINIA
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — No one was injured after a small plane crashed on the runway of the Chesterfield Airport Wednesday morning.
According to Virginia State Police, a single engine Piper aircraft had taken off the from the Chesterfield Airport and completed its flight and was coming back to land. Upon touching down, the landing gear collapsed, causing the aircraft to slide to a stop.
The fuselage and propeller were damaged, although the pilot – who was the occupant – was not injured.
The FAA, which responded to the scene, and the NTSB were notified.
The crash remains under investigation.
Original article can be found here: http://wric.com
A single-engine airplane was damaged Wednesday when its landing gear collapsed while touching down on a runway at Chesterfield County Airport.
The crash occurred about 11:45 a.m. on the main runway, Virginia State Police said.
No one was injured in the crash, which damaged the propeller and fuselage of the aircraft. The pilot was the plane's only occupant.
The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board as well as Virginia State Police are investigating the crash.
Original article can be found here: http://www.richmond.com