By TPT Staff

At approximately 9:05 on the morning of October 15, an aircraft accident occurred when a single-engine aircraft attempted to land on runway 21R at the Prescott Regional Airport. The Aeroprakt A22LS “Foxbat” veered off of the runway, landing in an inverted position between the runway and taxiway.

Prescott Fire and Airport Operations personnel arrived on scene to find the single occupant unable to remove themself from the cockpit. The pilot was safely extricated and treated for minor injuries by PFD Paramedics and transported to YRMC by ambulance for further medical evaluation.

For clarification, there was no student training associated with this incident.

This information was provided by Craig Schmitt, Fire Engineer/Paramedic.