Monday, August 10, 2015

Incident occurred August 10, 2015 at Waukesha County Airport (KUES) Wisconsin

A pilot escaped injury Monday evening when a plane slid off a runway at Crites Field in Waukesha, according to the Waukesha County sheriff's office.

The aircraft had taken off from the airport but returned shortly before 7 p.m. after the pilot noticed mechanical problems, according to a news release from the sheriff's office.

The plane landed and struck a landing light at the end of the runway before it came to a stop on grass adjacent to the runway, according to the release.

The 57-year-old pilot was not injured, the plane sustained minor damage and the accident remained under investigation late Monday, according to the sheriff's office.


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