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Private jet crashes in marsh near Lake Tohopekaliga, sends 3 to hospital
A private jet went down in the area of Lake Tohopekaliga Friday afternoon, coming to rest in a marshy area behind a neighborhood, according to Osceola County Fire Rescue.
|Time:||c. 15:02 LT|
Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Location:||near Kissimmee Gateway Airport (ISM/KISM), Orlando, FL -
|Departure airport:||Miami-Opa locka Executive Airport, FL (OPF/KOPF)|
|Destination airport:||Kissimmee Gateway Airport, FL (ISM/KISM)|
A Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet, N77VJ, sustained substantial damage following a CAPS deployment and subsequent impact with wooded/marshy terrain while on the RNAV 33 approach at Kissimmee Gateway Airport (ISM/KISM), Orlando, FL
One occupant was seriously injured, and two of the three occupants received minor injuries.
Weather is a possible factor.
Weather: 091903Z (15:03 LT) 25023G28KT 1 3/4SM +TRSA Mist WSHFT LTG N and SW