Saturday, April 02, 2016

Globe GC-1B Swift, N78140: Incident occurred April 02, 2016 in Caldwell, Orange County, North Carolina 

Date: 02-APR-16
Time: 20:30:00Z
Regis#: N78140
Aircraft Make: GLOBE
Aircraft Model: GC1B
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Damage: Unknown
Flight Phase: TAXI (TXI)
FAA FSDO: FAA Greensboro FSDO-39
State: North Carolina


CALDWELL, N.C. (WNCN) — For the second time in a week, a single engine plane has made an expected landing in the Triangle area.

On Saturday afternoon, a single-engine plane landed during an emergency in Orange County near Caldwell.

The incident happened at 3:50 p.m. on private land along Walker Field Road in Orange County.

The pilot was not seriously hurt in the crash, which left the plane upside down in grass on a large open field near Caldwell, which is located at the junction of North Carolina Highway 57 and North Carolina Highway 157.

The cockpit of the plane, which had “Carolina Girl” stenciled on the side, appeared to be smashed when the plane ended up upside down.

On Tuesday morning, a pilot was also unhurt when he landed a small plane during an emergency on the shoulder of Interstate 540 near Leesville Road in Raleigh.

Original article can be found here:

ORANGE COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- One person was injured after a small plane crashed and overturned Saturday afternoon in northern Orange County.

It happened in the 1100 block of Walker Field Road. Officials say the person had a head injury but was up and walking around. No details on the victim's condition were released.

Local fire departments responded. No word yet on what caused the crash.

This is the second time this week a small plane has crashed in the Triangle. On Tuesday, a pilot made an emergency landing on I-540 during rush hour.

Original article can be found here:

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