RICHMOND, Ind. — A chartered aircraft landing at Richmond Municipal Airport in Indiana slid on a snow-coated runway via an airport subject and throughout Ind. 227.
The aircraft partially pushed by means of a fence that borders a neighboring farm subject.
A pilot, co-pilot and passenger were not injured, in response to Rodney Mayse, the airport manager. All of them left the airport soon after the accident.
Mayse stated the Federal Aviation Administration was investigating the incident, which he stated was a first in his 22 years on the airport.
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In accordance with flight plans on Flightaware.com, the chartered aircraft left Waukesha County Airport in Waukesha, Wis., for the journey to Richmond, landing at 10:03 a.m. The aircraft was scheduled to fly from Richmond to South Bend and return to Waukesha from South Bend later Monday.
In response to online info from the FAA, the aircraft is a hard and fast-wing, multi-engine model four hundred A manufactured in 1999 by the Raytheon Plane Firm. It’s registered to Premier Beechcraft LLC in Brookfield, Wisconsin, which is west of Milwaukee.
The aircraft was touchdown on a runway that crosses south of the airport buildings and runs southwest. Mayse stated the aircraft overshot a runway that did have snow on it. Even with dense fog, tracks from the aircraft’s tires might be seen in the snow on the runway, then main by way of a subject. The tracks curved to the left within the area up to the roadway. A gouge mark crossed the roadway to the west shoulder, the place more tracks led to the aircraft’s resting place.
A sawed off fence submit hung within the air near the nostril of the aircraft, which rested on the bottom, as the aircraft continued to face southwest.
The aircraft’s left wing blocked the southbound lane of 227. At first, simply that lane was closed by regulation enforcement; nevertheless, all of 227 was closed when wreckers arrived to take away the aircraft. Because the aircraft blocked visitors, it was permitted to be removed from its resting place; nevertheless, the process was an extended one.
Mayse stated the aircraft was lastly cleared from 227 about three:15 p.m., and at that time, work continued to taxi the aircraft back to an airport hanger.
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