Date & Time: Aug 1, 2020 at 1037 LT
Type of aircraft:
Piper PA-31-310 Navajo
Operator:
Registration:
C-GXKS
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
31-7512038
YOM:
1975
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The pilot was forced to attempt an emergency landing near Sumter for unknown reasons. The twin engine airplane was engaged in a mineral expiration for the United States Geological Survey, a scientific agency of the federal government. Both occupants were transported to Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital. The aircraft was destroyed by fire.