Friday, December 16, 2016

Higher Class Aviation Sport Hornet, N553P: Incident occurred December 15, 2016 at Gillespie Field Airport (KSEE), El Cajon, San Diego County, California

http://registry.faa.gov/N553P

FAA Flight Standards District Office: SAN DIEGO

AIRCRAFT ON LANDING SUSTAINED MINOR DAMAGE, EL CAJON, CALIFORNIA 

Date: 15-DEC-16
Time: 20:03:00Z
Regis#: N553P
Aircraft Make: SPORT HORNET
Aircraft Model: HORNET
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
City: EL CAJON
State: CALIFORNIA




EL CAJON (CNS) - The pilot of a light sport aircraft with engine trouble made a non-injury emergency landing at Gillespie Field Thursday.
   
The single-engine Sport Hornet had just taken off from the El Cajon general-aviation facility when the malfunction occurred about noon, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
   
The pilot set the small aircraft down in a grassy area on the grounds of the airport.
   
"There is only minor damage to the plane,'' FAA spokesman Ian Gregor said.
   
The airplane is registered to a man who lives in the Crest area of eastern San Diego County, according to federal records.

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