AIRCRAFT LOST POWER AND LANDED ON A GOLF COURSE. ATLANTA, TEXAS.
Aircraft Make: STEARMAN
Aircraft Model: A75
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
ATLANTA, TX. -- At approximately 1:50 p.m. Texas Highway Patrol Troopers responded to a report of a plane crash north of US-59 in Atlanta.
The pilot, Michael Leslie Johnson, a 53 year old male from Jefferson, Texas, stated that the plane had come down too hard when he attempted to land at the landing strip south of US-59, causing the plane to bounce back up in the air.
As Mr. Johnson turned the plane around for a second landing attempt, the plane’s tires struck a tree and immediately started to descending, causing it to strike the roof of a building. The plane came to rest on a golf course north of US-59.
No injuries were reported.
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