Date & Time: Jun 26, 2017 at 0741 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 207 Skywagon
Operator:
Registration:
N207GM
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Vinalhaven - Rockland
MSN:
207-0217
YOM:
1972
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After takeoff from Vinalhaven Airstrip, the single engine aircraft encountered difficulties to gain height, hit trees and crashed in a wooded area. The pilot was on his way to Rockland-Knox County Airport, carrying various goods and mail. The aircraft was destroyed and the pilot was injured. It was reported by local sheriff that the aircraft was heavily loaded.