On October 29, 2005, at 1745 eastern daylight time, a Piper PA-22-160, N3029Z, register to and operated by Flyers Incorporated collided with the ground at Bennettsville Airport, Bennettsville, South Carolina. The personal flight was operated under the provision of Title 14 Part 91 with no flight plan filed. The airplane sustained substantial damage. The pilot, and two passengers were not injured. The flight departed Camden, South Carolina at 1715. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
According to the pilot, after returning from a short uneventful cross-country flight from Camden, South Carolina to Bennettsville, South Carolina, during the landing roll out on runway 24 the airplane began to veer to the right. The pilot attempted to steer the airplane with the tail wheel but was unsuccessful. The airplane exited runway 24 and ground looped, and the left wing collided with the ground. The pilot stated that the left brake master cylinder was low on fluid, and the left brake did not engage.