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Small Plane Crash Lands in Minnesota due to Engine Trouble

A small plane crash landed in Xanadu Avenue, Jordan, Minnesota, on September 14th.

The Stinson V77 flying from Fleming Field, South St. Paul, had to make a landing attempt after encountering engine problem mid-air.

The plane flipped over on landing.

The pilot remained unharmed.

Cape Elizabeth Crash near Lighthouse under investigation


On a sunny day, the small plane just 100 yards from shore crashed near a historic lighthouse in a park in full sight of park visitors. The plane which remains in ocean waters at the ocean bottom in 60 feet of water, off Fort William but is not expected to cause environmental damage. The pilot was identified as Dr. Louis Hanson of Durham, who escaped the plane but was reported “unresponsive.”

IDENTIFICATION
Regis#: 39443 Make/Model: S10 Description: STINSON S108
Date: 06/24/2012 Time: 1700

Event Type: Accident Highest Injury: Fatal Mid Air: N Missing: N
Damage: Unknown

LOCATION
City: CAPE ELIZABETH State: ME Country: US

DESCRIPTION
AIRCRAFT LOST POWER AND CRASHED INTO OCEAN. NEAR CAPE ELIZABETH, ME. 1 FATAL.

INJURY DATA Total Fatal: 1
# Crew: 1 Fat: 1
WEATHER: 30009 10SM CLR 26/12 A2989

OTHER DATA
Activity: Pleasure Phase: Cruise Operation: OTHER

The NTSB is investigating the power loss and subsequent crash of the four-seat Stinson S108 that occurred in Cape Elizabeth.

Serial Number 108-13 Type Registration Individual
Manufacturer Name UNIVERSAL STINSON Certificate Issue Date 11/21/2002
Model 108 Expiration Date 03/31/2013
Type Aircraft Fixed Wing Single-Engine Status Valid
Pending Number Change None Type Engine Reciprocating
Date Change Authorized None Dealer No
MFR Year 1946 Mode S Code 51112245

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