Small Aircraft Crashes In Escambia, AL; Pilot Seriously Injured

May 11, 2018

A pilot was seriously injured in an ultralight crash in Escambia County, AL, on Friday.

The pilot was identified as Matthew Scott Newton of Pensacola. He was transported by LifeFlight to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola where he was listed in stable condition with a badly injured leg.

The plane crashed on Darryl Dawe Lane about a mile from the Robinsonville Baptist Church, and about 4.5 miles from the Alabama/Florida state line. The plane lost power, clipped a tree and power line before crashing into a yard.

The crash is under investigation by the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board.

The aircraft is listed as experimental by the FAA. photos, click to enlarge.


6 Responses to “Small Aircraft Crashes In Escambia, AL; Pilot Seriously Injured”

  1. Vickie Cravey on June 17th, 2018 6:36 pm

    My prayers for God to restore your health. Will continue to pray for all.

  2. Duns Megus on May 14th, 2018 11:19 pm

    Mr. Lamb, have you ever broken a leg?

  3. anne 1of2 on May 12th, 2018 11:26 am

    Wishing this man a speedy recovery. Flying is in a pilots blood and he will be up there again. I’ll bet he is busy thinking about how this happened right now Pretty plane!

  4. David Huie Green on May 12th, 2018 11:08 am

    I wanna get me one of those.

  5. David Lamb on May 12th, 2018 12:22 am

    Well, Scott In the aviation world any landing that you walk away ( or crawl from) is a good landing! Speedy recovery!

  6. Kathy Bush on May 11th, 2018 8:31 pm

    My family will be praying for Scott. We will also be keeping the family in our prayers.