Plane Falls from Sky, Smashes Into Hay Field - What Was On Board Saved All Passengers

Plane Falls from Sky, Smashes Into Hay Field – What Was On Board Saved All Passengers


The passengers who boarded a Cessna on Saturday expected they would use their parachutes — but not quite the way things turned out.

The Federal Aviation Administration said that the single-engine Cessna C206 that took off on a skydiving flight crashed near Butler Memorial Airport in Missouri at about 1 p.m., according to KCTV-TV.

The Bates County Sheriff’s Office stated that when first responders arrived, they found the wreckage in a hay field.

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The website Aviation Safety Network, which allows user reporting/input a la Wikipedia, described the incident this way: “A Cessna U206C Super Skywagon (Turbine Conversions Pratt Ltd Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20 550 hp turbine conversion) experienced a Skydiver premature parachute deployment at 14,000 msl damaging the tail section.”

“The pilot was able to

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