In recent news, it has been reported that a man and a woman are identified as fatalities in a plane crash at the Lantana airport. You should read the entire article and continue reading for more details. Follow us for more information on the incident. Palm Beach County Park Airport is a county-owned public-use airport in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. It is located six nautical miles south of the central business district of West Palm Beach, Florida. This airport is included in the National Plan for Integrated Airport Systems for 2011-15, which cataloged it as a relief airport. It is also commonly known as the Lantana Airport. The airport land to be built was reportedly donated to Palm Beach County by philanthropic families. Recognizing the growth, presence of aircraft in Florida and realizing that the number of aircraft would soon overwhelm the local fields.
Plane crash at Lantana airport
The US government entered into an agreement with the county whereby the county would dredge and prepare the land and the US government would build the airfield. The airfield was built with a parallel taxiway and ample ramp space. On top of all this, there was an incident on Sunday in which two people were killed in a small plane crash at the Palm Beach County Park airport in Lantana. They were reportedly identified as Ana Diego Matias, 20 of Lantana, and Stanley, 76 of Lake Worth Beach. The single-engine Cessna 172 crash occurred during a training flight, Peter C Knudson with media relations for the National Transportation Board was told.
Sands was listed as an instructor for Airmax Aviation pilots on his website. Matías was listed as a student pilot on a GoFundMe page created by his writing. Sand’s LinkedIn page featured him as a former corporate jet pilot at Delaware North, a New York-based global hospitality and food service company from 1994 to 2010. Previously, from 1983 to 1992, he was a manager at Jamestown Flying Service at a North Dakota airport. The Federal Aviation Administration database lists Sands as an air transport pilot, flight instructor, ground instructor and flight engineer. Several aviation schools reportedly operate out of the airport.
An NTSB investigator arrived in the area Friday night, began work on the site Saturday morning, and will complete the on-site phase of the investigation Monday. A preliminary report will be available in 2-3 weeks and the full investigation is expected to be completed in 12-24 months.