Meadows Incident

Incident Name: Meadows Field Incident
Incident Time: 4:45:00 p.m.
Incident Date: 1-31-2017
Incident Location: Meadows Field Airport
Incident Type: lane Crash
Equipment Assigned:

KCFD ARFF 1 & 2; Engine 63;

PIO

Personnel: 6

 

Bakersfield,  CA

At 4:45 this afternoon on Tuesday, January 31, a twin-engine Beechcraft Baron airplane crashed at Meadows Field Airport in Bakersfield.  The aircraft sustained major damage.  Two KCFD Aircraft Rescue Firefighting units arrived at the scene and encountered a single occupant walking near the aircraft.  Firefighters provided medical care for the injured pilot while simultaneously extinguishing a fire in the right engine.  The pilot suffered moderate injuries and was transported by ground ambulance to a local hospital.

Assisting Agencies:  Hall Ambulance, KCSO, and Meadows Field Airport Police.

 

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