Three Killed In Florida Mid-Air Collision | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

AMA Drone Report

Airborne-Monday

Airborne-Tuesday

Airborne-Wednesday

Airborne-Thursday

Airborne-Friday

Airborne-Unmanned w/AUVSI

Airborne On ANN

AMA 04.27.17

Airborne
04.24.17

Airborne
04.25.17

Airborne
04.26.17

Airborne
04.27.17

Airborne
04.21.17

Airborne-Unmanned 04.25.17

Airborne-YouTube

AMA 04.27.17

Airborne
04.24.17

Airborne
04.25.17

Airborne
04.26.17

Airborne
04.27.17

Airborne
04.21.17

Airborne-Unmanned 04.25.17

Tue, Mar 23, 2010

Three Killed In Florida Mid-Air Collision

Piper PA-32, RV-6 Involved In Accident

Two aircraft collided in mid-air in central Florida Saturday, killing the three people on board the planes. The accident happened in VFR conditions on a clear, sunny day near Williston, FL.

A witness told the Associated Press that she heard what sounded like a gunshot near her home, and discovered the RV-6 upside down in a field nearby. The Piper was found burning in a densely wooded area less than a quarter-mile away.

Authorities found the bodies of two people in the Piper. Their names are being withheld pending notification of relatives. The pilot of the RV-6 has been identified as Lee Hanley Sentman III, according to the Ocala Star-Banner.

The amateur-built/experimental SportPlane reportedly departed from Ocala, while the Piper had taken off from Williston Municipal airport, but further details are sketchy. "There are a lot of unknowns right now," said Levy County(FL) Sheriff's Office Capt. Evan Sullivan.

** Report created 3/22/2010 Record 21 **
IDENTIFICATION
 Regis#: 788LL Make/Model: EXP Description: RV6
 Date: 03/20/2010 Time: 1605
 Event Type: Accident Highest Injury: Fatal Mid Air: Y Missing: N
 Damage: Unknown

LOCATION
 City: WILLISTON State: FL Country: US

DESCRIPTION
N788LL EXPERIMENTAL RV-6 AIRCRAFT AND N823AG PIPER PA32R AIRCRAFT COLLIDED 4 MILES FROM THE AIRPORT, THE ONE PERSON ON BOARD N788LL AND THE TWO PERSONS ON BOARD N823AG WERE FATALLY INJURED, NEAR WILLISTON, FL

INJURY DATA Total Fatal: 1
 # Crew: 1 Fat: 1 Ser: 0 Min: 0 Unk:
 # Pass: 0 Fat: 0 Ser: 0 Min: 0 Unk:
 # Grnd: Fat: 0 Ser: 0 Min: 0 Unk:
WEATHER: OCF 1555Z 07005 10 CLR A3013
OTHER DATA
 Activity: Unknown Phase: Unknown Operation: OTHER
 FAA FSDO: ORLANDO, FL (SO15) Entry date: 03/22/2010

FMI: www.faa.gov, www.ntsb.gov

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 04.26.17: Kitty Hawk Flyer, Mooney CEO Departs, Part 23 Training

Also: Sun 'n Fun, North Dakota, Turbulence, Canadian Drones, Voyageur Aviation, Oxford Airport, Drone Classes A major player in the online world, Google’s Larry Page, has ent>[...]

AMA Drone Report 04.27.17: Kitty Hawk Flyer, College Drones, DJI VR Goggles

Also: Airborne at XPONENTIAL, AMA On Mil-Airspace, Canadian Drones, AMA Legislative Efforts With an appearance not all that different than many of the multi-copters we’re all>[...]

Airborne 04.27.17: HondaJet Records, More UAL Fallout, Avenger Gathering

Also: Peggy Whitson!, AUVSI 2017 Live, Air Medical Group, Canadian Airports, GLO Bankrupt, WestJet, Second T-X A HondaJet has officially secured its first speed records over two re>[...]

Airborne 04.27.17: HondaJet Records, More UAL Fallout, Avenger Gathering

Also: Peggy Whitson!, AUVSI 2017 Live, Air Medical Group, Canadian Airports, GLO Bankrupt, WestJet, Second T-X A HondaJet has officially secured its first speed records over two re>[...]

Airborne-Unmanned 04.25.17: UAS Broadcast, College Drone Racing, XPO17 LIVE!

Also: Aeryon Labs, Northrop Grumman, XTAR Connectivity, Bowling Green Drones The broadcast platforms of tomorrow may well be unmanned... and 360 Designs has just introduced the Fly>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2017 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC