Monday, January 18, 2016

Alert Three - 15000 N 78th Way - Scottsdale Airport

An Alert Three aircraft emergency has been reported at Scottsdale Airport in the 15000 block of North 78th Way in Scottsdale, AZ.

Units responding or on scene include: E609 BC602 SCTP09 F6092.

[Update] Scottsdale Airport officials tell us that the airport is closed due to an aircraft accident. A Falcon 20 went off the end of the runway around 2 p.m. today. Scottsdale Fire and aviation staff responded to the scene immediately. All 4 people on board the aircraft survived. There were no injuries reported. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

The NTSB has cleared the aircraft for removal and aviation staff is working to have the aircraft removed. The airport is anticipated to reopen at around 6 PM MST. Updates will be provided on the Airport website or via Airport's Twitter account