Saturday, February 11, 2017

Incident occurred February 11, 2017 near Dallas Executive Airport (KRBD), Dallas, Texas

A pilot and junior pilot were unhurt after making an emergency landing in South Dallas Saturday morning.

The plane took off from Dallas Executive Airport. The junior pilot was flying at the time when the plane lost power some time before 9:00 a.m. They made an emergency landing in the 1700 block Wagonwheel Trail.
The landing site is about 5 1/2 miles east of Dallas Executive and about 10 miles south of Downtown Dallas.

Police say the aircraft's owner uses the plane to fly banners. The FAA is investigating.


No injuries are reported after a small plane made an emergency landing in a field in southeast Oak Cliff on Saturday morning.

Police told NBCDFW's Brian Scott that the plane departed from Dallas Executive Airport.

The two people aboard reported engine trouble shortly after takeoff. 

The plane landed near the 1700 block of Wagon Wheels Trail around 9:20 a.m.

The field is five miles east of the airport.

The plane landed right side up and the people inside walked out without injury.

Their identities have not been released.


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