On November 13, 1995, about 1355 eastern standard time, an unregistered Rans S-12, crashed on takeoff from Plant City Airport, Plant City, Florida, while on a 14 CFR Part 91 personal flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and no flight plan was filed for the local flight. The noncertificated pilot and one passenger received fatal injuries and the airplane was substantially damaged. The flight was originating at the time of the accident. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The airplane departed to the west and one witness stated he heard the engine running normally until impact. Examination of the wreckage was conducted by an FAA inspector who stated that no preimpact failures were noted. No airplane or engine logbooks were located.