Monday, December 19, 2011

Piper Archer II PA-28-181, N6980J: Aircraft force landed on a road. Longmont, Colorado.

In a Sunday Dec. 18, 2011 photo, an airplane sits parked at the entrance to Roger's Grove after making an emergency landing on Hover Street in Longmont, Colo.. The plane, reportedly having engine trouble, did not hit any cars on the busy four-lane road. There were no injuries.
(AP Photo/Longmont Times-Call, Lewis Geyer)

Photo Credit: AP | December 19, 2011

Photo credit: AP
In a Sunday Dec. 18, 2011 photo, an airplane is towed to Vance Brand Municipal Airport after making an emergency landing on Hover Street in Longmont, Colo. The pilot, reportedly having engine trouble, was able to avoid hitting any vehicles on the four-lane road. There were no injuries.
(AP Photo/Longmont Times-Call, Lewis Geyer)

The pilot of a single-engine plane managed to safely land on a major street in the northern Colorado city of Longmont after having engine problems.

John Pritchard of Lafayette landed the Piper Cherokee Archer II on Hover Street near a shopping mall Sunday evening. He avoided hitting streetlights and trees along the road. The landing caused no accidents.


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