Friday, January 27, 2017

Beech F33A Bonanza, N711JA: Incident occurred January 27, 2017 at Clearwater Airpark (KCLW), Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida

http://registry.faa.gov/N711JA

FAA Flight Standards District Office: TAMPA FSDO SO-35

AIRCRAFT GEAR COLLAPSED ON LANDING, CLEARWATER (CLW), FLORIDA 

Date: 27-JAN-17
Time: 14:45:00Z
Regis#: N711JA
Aircraft Make: BEECH
Aircraft Model: BE33
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: CLEARWATER
State: FLORIDA





A pilot escaped injury Friday morning when his landing gear collapsed at Clearwater Airpark.

According to Clearwater rescue officials, the landing gear on the Beech F33A Bonanza plane collapsed upon landing at 10:45 a.m. at the airpark, at 1000 N Hercules Ave.


The pilot, who was the only person on board, was not injured, officials said.


Source: http://www.tampabay.com








CLEARWATER, FL — A Friday morning emergency landing at Clearwater Airpark turned out about as well as can be expected under the circumstances, according to firefighters.

Clearwater Fire & Rescue crews were called to the airport around 10:45 a.m. Jan. 27 "after the landing gear on a small plane collapsed upon landing," an email from the agency said. The pilot was the only one on board the Beech F33A Bonanza when the malfunction occurred, the agency noted.

"There were no injuries to the pilot," the email said. No fuel leakage occurred either.

Clearwater Airpark is a city-owned public facility located at 1000 N. Hercules Ave.

Further details about the emergency landing, including the pilot's name, are not yet available.

Source:  http://patch.com

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